IMAP setup on iPhone or iPod touch on MCmail | Information Technology | Mississippi College
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This article is pulled from Gmail's Support page with minor edits for our system. The original can be found here.

Note: Setup instructions below are for iPhone or iPod touch devices running software version 3.0.

To configure IMAP for your iPhone or iPod touch, just follow these steps:

  1. Make sure you've enabled IMAP in your main Gmail settings
  2. On your iPhone or iPod touch's home screen, tap Settings
  3. Tap Mail
  4. Tap Add Account...
  5. Tap Other

Archiving and deleting messages will work differently. Our instructions ensure Gmail works as designed.

  1. For Outgoing Mail Server:,
    1. Host Name is 'smtp.gmail.com'
    2. User Name is your username@mc.edu
    3. Password is your MCnet Password

source: http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=6586