- Login to your gmail account and select Forwarding and POP.
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 added.
- 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