How to Setup Gmail Account in Outlook?


How to setup Gmail account in Outlook, we have to first change some settings in gmail so that your gmail can work with outlook. You will need to enable IMAP protocol for Gmail account.

Follow these steps for How to setup Gmail account in Outlook

  • Login to your Gmail account, on the top right screen of the inbox click on the gear icon.
  • Click on settings.
  • Go to the tab Forwarding and POP/IMAP to bring up the IMAP settings.
  • Click on Enable IMAP and save the changes.
  • Now to change the Outlook settings

Now open Microsoft Outlook

  1. On the top left of the Outlook window, click on File and go to Account Settings.
  2. In the Account Settings, click on New.
  3. select on Email Account and click Next.
  4. Choose Manual Setup types and then click Next.Select IMAP or POP and select Next.
  5. enter all the details in the Add Account page.
  6. Enter your name, email address, password, username and Choose the Account types as IMAP, incoming mail server as, outgoing mail server (SMTP)
  7. After all the details are filled, click on More Settings.
  8. Click on the Outgoing Server tab.
  9. Check mark on My Outgoing Server (SMTP) requires authentication and select on the option Use Same Settings As My Incoming Mail Server.
  10. Now click on the Advanced tab and enter the following details.
  11. Incoming Server (IMAP) as 993.
  12. Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL.
  13. Outgoing Server (SMTP): 465.
  14. Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL.
  15. After you have finished filling up those details click on OK to close the More Settings window and click on Next.
  16. Microsoft Outlook will now check and verify all the details that have been enter and test the connection.
  17. After the test completes, click on Close and Click Finish
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  1. Mary says:

    Thanks i needed this.

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