Configure GP to Use Gmail for Emailing POP/SOP Documents

September 13 | By Ryan McBee

Gmail Setup

More customers are moving off of Exchange and onto Gmail.  This can be challenging for Great Plains users to email out their Invoices and Purchase Orders.  To resolve this issue start by going to the Control Panel on your computer and open Mail.  This can be done from going to Outlook and adding a new account as well.

control panel outlook mail

Hit the button that says Email Accounts

Mail Setup

Add New Account and Select “Manual setup or additional server types” and hit next

Mail Setup Account Type

Copy the Settings below

Gmail IMAP Settings

For your password, you need to login to your Gmail account and go Security to generate an App Password.  Enter the password in the setup window above.

Gmail App Gmail App Password

Go to More Settings in the add account setup window

Internet Mail Settings

Advanced Email Settings


Within the system go to Microsoft Dynamics GP>>Tools>>Setup>>System Preferences and select MAPI as your Email Preferences Server Type.  Restart GP and you will now be able start emailing out your Invoices and Purchase Orders utilizing Gmail.

GP System Preferences

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