Monday, July 8, 2013

How To Setup Gmail Through Microsoft Outlook

Setting up your Gmail account on Outlook is quite simple. All you need to do is follow the steps briefed below. This article will guide you and help you synchronize your Gmail account with the e-mail client, Microsoft Outlook.

Outlook Email setup instructions

  • Launch the browser. Place the mouse pointer on the search tab and type “”. Hit the Enter key to initiate the search.
  • Place the mouse pointer in the text space next to the label that reads Username. Enter the username. Press the tab key to move the mouse pointer. Enter your password in the space next to the label Password. Hit the Enter key to log in to your Gmail account.
  • After Gmail finishes loading, click on the Settings link placed on top of the page and click on the tab labeled Forwarding and POP.
  • Click on the radio button next to the label that reads Enable POP for all mail. To custom set Gmail and to select what Gmail has to perform after reading each message, click on the label that reads When messages are accessed with POP. Now hit the Save Changes button to save your preferences and changes. 
  • Open Microsoft Outlook application.
  • Click on the Tools label. From the Tools dropdown, select the label E-mail accounts.
  • Click on the Add a New E-mail account option.
  • Hit Next.
  • Now, select POP3 from the new window that appears. Enter your name into the text space next o the label Your Name. Similarly, enter your E-mail Address into the text box next to Email Address label. 
  • Enter into the text box that reads Incoming Mail Server. Similarly, set your Outgoing Mail Server as
  • Type your Gmail user name in the box labeled User Name. Now, place your mouse pointer in the text space that reads Password. Enter your password into the text box and place a tick mark in the box that reads Remember Password.
  • Select the tab labeled Advanced.
  • Set the Outgoing Server port number to 465.
  • Similarly, set the Incoming Server port to 995.
  • Hit OK to save the changes.
  • Click on the link that reads Test Account Settings to test the connection. Hit the Next and then the Finish option to save the changes you have made.

Follow the instructions briefed above to set up Gmail on Microsoft Outlook. For more assistance and help on Outlook Email setup related queries, feel free to buzz us online or on our tech support number. 

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