1. Login to your Gmail account, click [gear icon] in the top right and then select [Settings]

2. Click the [Accounts and Import] tab

3. In the [Check mail from other accounts] section, click [Add an email account]

4. Enter the full email address of UM@Connect (e.g., then click [Next >>]

5. Click [Import emails from my other account (POP3)] option then click [Next >>]

6. Now you have a few options to choose and here are our recommended settings

  • Username – Your UMPass username in the format of [Student ID]
  • Password – Your UMPass password
  • POP Server – Input “”
  • Port – 995
  • Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server – Check the box if you want to keep a copy of your email in UM@Connect account but your quota will be exceeded
  • Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mailCheck the box
  • Label incoming messages – Check the box if you’d like to easily see which emails in your inbox came from UM@Connect
  • Archive incoming messages – Don’t check. Only check if you don’t want to see new messages from UM@Connect in your inbox

After you finish below setting, click [Add Account >>]

The email account was added and you can see new mail of your UM@Connect in your Gmail inbox.

If you want to send UM@Connect email using Gmail. Please perform below steps.

If you want to setup later, you can refer how-to-send-as-UM@Connect-email-or-alias-when-using-gmail.

7.  Please select [Yes, I want to be able to send mail as] then click [Next >>]

8. Enter your name, select [Treat as an alias.]  then click [Next Step >>]

9. Enter below information:

  • SMTP Server:
  • Username: Your UMPass username in the format of [Student ID]
  • Password: Your UMPass password
  • Port: 25
  • Select [Secured connection using TLS (recommended)] option
  • Click [Add Account >>]

10. Login to your UM@Connect account and check for your confirmation code. Enter your confirmation code into the text box and click [Verify]

Now you can also send mail as UM@Connect account in Gmail.