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IMAP Supported Program

You can set up the following mail programme to synchronize with our mail server. To learn how, click the name of your mail programme below.

  1. Outlook 2010
  2. Outlook 2007
  3. Mozilla Thunderbird
  4. Windows Live Mail
  5. Android 4.0
  6. Android 5.0
If you are not using the above mail programmes, you can use the following information to configurate IMAP with many client softwares.
Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server
Use SSL: Yes
Port: 993
Authentication Method: Normal Password

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server
Use SSL: Yes (essential especially using through a non-CUHK network)
Port: 25 or 465
Authentication Method: Normal Password
Username: (Computing ID)

Account Name Your computing ID
Email Address Either (your-computing-id) OR
Password Campus-Wide Email (CWEM) Password

You may also refer to the following online help from the software developing company to assist you to synchronize with our mail server.

  1. Microsoft Outlook 2003
  2. Microsoft Outlook 2007

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