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How do I get my Google Apps email provided by CHCS?

When we set up an email account for you, you will receive an email message with the login and password information. Most CHCS clients use email addresses provided through Google Apps, so if your device has an option to use a "Gmail" or "Google Apps" account, select that option. It is important to follow the instructions exactly, as Google Apps/Gmail uses some non-standard settings that you will need to change. (It's not difficult! Just make sure you don't miss any steps.)

You may check your mail several ways.

1. On the web. You can log in at the location we provided to you. 

2. By forwarding your email to another account. Click on the gear icon at the top right. Click on Settings, then click on Forwarding and POP/IMAP, and change the Forwarding options.

3. Directly through a standard email program such as Thunderbird, Outlook, or Apple Mail. This is known as "IMAP Access." For instructions, click on the appropriate link below. You should update to the latest version of your favorite email program before making these changes. Outlook 2000 does not work with these accounts, and we recommend that Eudora users switch to Thunderbird.

4. Through your phone or mobile device. See the instructions here.

If you have problems setting up your account, see Troubleshooting Email Issues.