Computer Programs used specifically to access email are called "Email Clients". Examples of Email clients are Outlook, Thunderbird, and Apple Mail. These programs may have to be configured by manually typing in specific information, usually called "Settings".
These clients usually require the same settings information, but they may ask for it in different ways.
To configure your client you must first configure some settings in your webmail.
First, enable IMAP, the recommended protocol for accessing your <name>@ccil.org email
Next, set up your client using the following settings information:
Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server: map.gmail.com,
Requires SSL: YES
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server: smtp.gmail.com
Use Authentication: YES
Port for SSL: 465 or 587
Full Name or Display Name: enter your full name
Account Name or User Name: enter your full email address, email@example.com
Email Address: enter your full email address, firstname.lastname@example.org
Password: enter your for ccil.org email password for GAFNP