Configure Gmail Account in Outlook

February 21, 2018

How to Configure Gmail Account in Outlook?

  • In the Gmail account, go to "Settings" option.
  • Pick "Forwarding and POP/MAP mail" tab, and then go to "IMAP Access" section. Then active to "Enable IMAP" radio button and press on "Save change".
  • Go to Outlook account.
  • Select "Tools" and then "Account settings, then New" New.
  • Next, you have to choose "Email account". Press on "Next" button.
  • Choose "Manual setup or additional server types" checkbox. Hit "Next" button.
  • Now it's time to enter your Name and Email address in the respective fields, under "User Information" section.
  • Under, "Server Information", enter the details like:-
    Account Type: - IMAP
    Incoming Mail Server:-
    Outgoing Mail Server:-
  • In the Login Information enter your User Name and Password.
  • Go to More Settings option.
  • Choose Outgoing Server tab, and tick the radio button for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  • Go to "Advanced" tab and then type the values for Incoming Server and Outgoing Server.
  • Hit on "OK" and then "Next" button.
  • Press on Close,"Finish" and then "Ok" button.

Add a new IMAP account in Outlook

Set up a new email account in Outlook

  • Open Outlook
  • Go to File >> Account Settings 
  • Click New to add an account (or Change an existing IMAP account)
  • Choose "Manual Setup" 
  • And then choose "POP or IMAP"
  • Enter the settings as summarized in the table

  • Click "More Settings" and continue entering the information
  • Click "OK" and then "Next" and correct any errors, then "Finish"

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