GMX POP Settings - Quick Steps

GMX Mail is a free email service provided by GMX and it can be easily accessed using a web browser. You can also configure the GMX POP settings to mail account on any email client applications like Outlook, Thunderbird, etc.

You can make use of IMAP or POP to configure your GMX Mail account in an email client application. If you choose IMAP, then only a copy of your email will be downloaded to your email client. Hence, you can access your email account from other email clients or web browsers as well. On the other hand, if an email account is set up using POP, then the email messages will be deleted from the email server once they are downloaded to the email client. So, you cannot access your emails on any other device.

The incoming and outgoing GMX email server settings for GMX Mail are given below.

Incoming Mail server (POP)

  • Step 1: Server name:
  • Step 2: Incoming Port number: 995
  • 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: Initially, log in to your GMX email account using a browser.
  • Step 2: Click the E-mail tab and select Settings.
  • Step 3: Click POP3 & IMAP and then click Send and receive emails via external program.
  • Step 4: Save the changes before you exit.
  • Step 5: Open Outlook 2016.
  • Step 6: Click the File menu.
  • Step 7: Click the Info tab and select Account Settings option for GMX POP settings.
  • Step 8: Click the Add Account option on the screen and then select Account Settings.
  • Step 9: Enter the email address, click the checkbox for the option Let me set up my account manually, and then select Connect.
  • Step 10: You can choose POP as the account type.
  • Step 11: The Account Settings page will open and below are the settings


  • Step 1: Server name:
  • Step 2: Outgoing Port Number: 587.
  • 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:Enter your GMX mail password when prompted and click the OK button.

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