- Login to your gmail account and select Forwarding
Enable pop and set pop up in the way you prefer. (At least make
sure pop is enabled.)
- Open evolution:
Select Edit > Preferences > Mail Accounts
Select the Add Button > (Evolution Assistant Account starts.
If you use evolution for the first time this is where you begin.
- Receiving email:
- Receiving Options
Are all optional, fill in as you please.
- Sending Email:
Can be done in 2 ways:
- 1, Fill it in using The SMTP server information provided by your
ISP, I think this is the best way, the send mail gets no advertising
- 2, Use the SMTP server provided by Gmail:
Now restart Evolution and see if it all works.
For more instructions (if needed) go to Gmail help Center
Used Evolution 2.9.92 on Ubuntu Feisty, wording and views might
be slightly vary on other Evolution versions.
Ref : Tuxicity, http://tuxicity.wordpress.com/2007/03/08/howto-set-up-gmail-in-evolution-gnomes-mail-client-and-organizer/