GMX Mail IMAP Settings - Quick Steps

If you have a GMX email account, then you can access it easily using a web browser. All you have to do is to enter your email address and password to log in. But, if you want to access your GMX mail account on email client applications like Outlook, Thunderbird, etc., then you need to choose the protocol using which you are about to configure the email account. Folow the below given GMX mail IMAP settings to setting up incoming IMAP server.

Generally, then two incoming mail servers are IMAP and POP. Mostly, users prefer IMAP because using IMAP, you can access your email account from other email clients as well. However, this is not the case in POP.

The GMX mail IMAP settings and SMTP settings are given on this page.

Incoming Mail server (IMAP)

  • Step 1: Server name:
  • Step 2: Incoming Port number: 993
  • Step 3: Encryption: SSL/TLS

Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)

  • Step 1: Server name:
  • Step 2: Outgoing Port number: 587
  • Step 3: Encryption: STARTTLS, TLS or Encryption

Now let us look into the steps to add the GMX email to Microsoft Outlook 2016.

  • Step 1:Log in to your GMX account from a browser.
  • Step 2:Click the following options: E-mail > Settings > POP3 & IMAP > Send and receive emails via external programs.
  • Step 3:Open Outlook 2016.
  • Step 4:Click the File menu.
  • Step 5:Click the Info tab and select the Account Settings option.
  • Step 6:Click the Add Account option and then select Account Settings.
  • Step 7:Enter your GMX email address and click the checkbox beside Let me set up my account manually. Now, select Connect.
  • Step 8:You can choose IMAP for the Incoming Mail server.
  • Step 9:The Account Settings page will open, and below are the settings


  • Step 1: Server name:
  • Step 2: Outgoing Port Number: 993.
  • Step 3: Enable the checkbox for the option This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).


  • Step 1: Server name:
  • Step 2: Secure Roaming Port number: 587, Security Type: SSL/TLS
  • Step 3: Click the Connect button.
  • Step 4: You have to enter your GMX mail password and then click the OK button.

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