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Configuring Email for Secure Connections


Only email clients with secure settings are able to use the email server.

Unless configured to use secure (encrypted) protocols, email programs send your username, password, and email content as clear text that could possibly be intercepted by others, particularly on a wireless network. Check your email programs to make sure incomming (IMAP or POP) and outgoing (SMTP) servers are configured with secure settings: client email settings
Rohan Webmail uses HTTPS for security.

GMail's Get Mail From Other Accounts feature requires POP port 995 and SSL
Handheld device Secure Settings
iPhone Secure Settings
Mac Mail Secure Settings
Outlook Secure Settings (Outlook Express not recommended)
Thunderbird Secure Settings

Do not email your password!   Beware of Phishing Scams!   You may see fake email claiming to be from SDSU.
If you have questions, please contact the Student Computing Help Desk.