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Q: Send Email from mit.edu address in gmail

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  1. Log in to Gmail.
  2. Click Mail Settings from Gear Icon (Options Menu) and select the Accounts and Import tab.
  3. Under Send mail as, click Add another email address you own.
  4. Enter your name and @mit.edu email address in the Add another email address you own window. Make sure that Treat as an alias is unchecked.
  5. Select Next Step.
  6. Enter the following information:
    Field Value
    SMTP Server outgoing.mit.edu
    Port 587
    Username Kerberos username (without @mit.edu)
    Password Kerberos Password
    SSL checked
  7. Click Add Account.
  8. Once you receive a confirmation email message from Gmail at your @mit.edu email address, either click the link in the message or enter the confirmation code in the Accounts section of your Gmail settings.
  9. OPTIONAL: Click on the Make Default link next to your @mit.edu address under Settings > Accounts and Import if desired.
    7/31/17 Instructions above failed with error Couldn't reach server. Worked fine when value left set to 465 which is the default value that auto-fills.

    For @alum.mit.edu email accounts, please visit https://alum.mit.edu/help/EmailForwardingFAQ#a11 for instructions.

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October 05, 2017

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