How to setup GVTC email in outlook via IMAP

The following instructions should help you setup GVTC IMAP email if you are using Outlook as your email program.

  • Open Outlook 2010
  • Go To Tools
  • Account Settings
  • Click New…

Select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types button and then click Next.

In the Add New Email Account window, select Internet Email and then click Next.

Enter the following in each field:

  • Your Name: your full name, including spaces and capitalization
  • Email address:
  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Incoming mail server:
  • Outgoing mail server:
  • User Name: your email address again
  • Password: *********

Select More Settings…

Click the Advanced tab.

  • Incoming Server port number: 143
  • None for encryption
  • Outgoing Server port number: 587
  • None for encryption

Click the Outgoing Server tab


  • Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  • Click Ok

The click the Test Account Settings… button

When email message tests are completed, click Close.

Click Finish