How to Set up Gmail Account in Outlook

How to Set Up Gmail in Microsoft Outlook

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We can easily configure our Gmail Account in Microsoft Outlook, in two parts. In First part, we will do required settings in Gmail Account and in the Second part, we will Set Gmail Account into Microsoft Outlook.

Let’s Check out step by step guide How to Configure Gmail Account in Outlook:-

How to Configure Gmail Account in Outlook

#Part 1: Settings In Gmail Account

Step 1. To configure Gmail account in Outlook, we’ll start with modifying the settings in the Gmail account. Open your Gmail account.

Step 2. Click on the Settings button viz. in the top right.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 3. Choose ‘Settings’ from the menu that expands.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 4. From the horizontal tab, click on ‘Forwarding and POP/IMAP’.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 5. In the last section, IMAP access, we need to select ‘Enable IMAP’. If it already set, then you don’t need to do anything here and proceed to the next step.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 6. Click on ‘Save changes’.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

#Part 2: Configure Gmail Account in Outlook:

Step 1. Now, open your Outlook account and click on the ‘File’ menu to configure Microsoft Outlook for Gmail.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 2. From the menu, click on ‘Account Settings’ option.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 3. It’ll expand and show another option to choose. Click on ‘Account Settings…’ from the menu.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 4. A window will appear. Click on ‘New’ button.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 5. From the two radio button, choose the one adjacent to ‘Manual setup or additional server types’ and click ‘Next‘.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 6. You’ll be redirected to the ‘Choose Service‘ window. Choose ‘POP or IMAP’ option and click ‘Next‘.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 7. To add a Gmail account to Outlook, enter the following details in the new window:

Your name– <Display Name>
Email address– <Gmail Address>
Account type– IMAP
Incoming mail server– imap.Gmail.com
Outgoing mail server (SMTP)- smtp.Gmail.com
User name– <Gmail address>
Password– <Gmail password>

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 8. Click on ‘More Settings…’.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 9. Internet E-mail Settings window will open. Out of its three tabs, click on ‘Outgoing Server‘.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 10. Click on the checkbox that says, ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’ and select the radio button that says, ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server’.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 11. Now switch to the ‘Advanced’ tab.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlookStep 12. Update the following details in the respective fields:

Incoming server (IMAP)- 993
Use the following type of encrypted connection- SSL
Outgoing server (SMTP)- 465
Use the following type of encrypted connection- SSL

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 13. Click ‘OK’.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 14. You’ll be automatically redirected back to the ‘Add Account‘ window. In this window, click on ‘Next’.

How to Configure Gmail Account in outlook

Step 15. Now, Outlook will test the connection. After the test completes successfully, click on ‘Close’ and then ‘Finish’.

If the test fails, you need to check if all details were entered accurately.

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