Taking backup of mail account :

There are two options  to create backup of your mail Archiving and making .pst file outlook ( Preferred over archive option ).

1. Archive:

1. Log in to Gmail

2. Settings

3.  Accounts Tab

4.  Google Accounts Settings (this will open new page)

5.  Data tools  (From top pane)

6. Download Data (Right corner)

7.  Select Mails (From various option )

8.  Next ( At Bottom page)

9. Create archive

This will create archive and send link to your account.

That will download archive in MBOX format.

Faq’s : https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3024190?hl=en

2. Outlook configuration with POP protocol

This will create .pst file on your pc.

Reference link: http://www.cpasitesolutions.com/help/setup-outlook-2010-for-google-apps-via-pop/

Ports for configuration


Port No. 995 SSL enabled

Outgoing Mail Server:


Ports: 465 SSL Enabled or Port no.: 587 TLS enabled