Gmail Exchange ActiveSync alternative settings

Gmail Exchange ActiveSync settings

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Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) server settings are much more powerful than regular IMAP/POP3 email protocols. For example you can receive new messages in real-time with ActiveSync, and you can also synchronize not only email messages but also calendar, contacts and tasks from Gmail systems if your account has access to ActiveSync protocols.

here is the settings for Gmail Exchange ActiveSync for email programs or clients.

Gmail Exchange ActiveSync server address:
Gmail Exchange ActiveSync domain: google
Gmail Exchange ActiveSync usernamefull email address (e.g.
Gmail Exchange ActiveSync password: gmail password
Gmail Exchange ActiveSync TLS/SSL required: yes


Gmail Exchange ActiveSync alternative settings

If Exchange ActiveSync isn’t available in your gmail account, there are alternative protocols for you to use in your Outlook 2016 programs.

Email: IMAP4, we recommend you to use IMAP4 protocol instead of POP3 protocol, IMAP4 protocol is more convenient and powerful than POP3, such has folder structure and email message flags.
Contacts: Gmail provides CardDAV protocol and Gmail contact API protocol in addition to Exchange ActiveSync.
Calendars: Gmail provides CalDAV protocol and Google Calendar API protocol in addition to Exchange ActiveSync.
Tasks: Gmail provides Google Tasks API protocol in addition to Exchange ActiveSync.


How to sync Gmail’s email with Push notification, contacts, calendars and tasks with Outlook 2016/2013/2010/2007


If you are an user of Microsoft Outlook in Office 365, you can only add Gmail account using IMAP4, you will not be able to enjoys Push email, contacts, calendar and tasks syncing services unless your account has support to Exchange ActiveSync.

To solve this problem, we recommend you a very powerful Outlook add-in programs called EVO Collaborator for Outlook, with this add-in you will be able to do all the above missing functions from Outlook.

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