The whole world’s current scenario is turning into electronic media, electronic mail is one of them, most of the users incorporate, or individual using Gmail or their specific corporate server mails.
Microsoft Outlook is one of the great email platforms mostly extremely popular in corporate and multinational companies on the other hand Outlook is not rocket science an individual can easily operate it.
In this article, you will understand Step by Step Guide on How to Use Gmail with Microsoft Outlook?
You must set up a few settings manually from [Gmail setting] and then connect to your Gmail account in Outlook.
How to add a Gmail account to Outlook?
Here we are talking about your existing Gmail account, or you must create a new one, few steps you connect your Gmail account to Outlook required some modification in the account setting for granting clearance to the outlook server to connect.
- Step 1 – Login to the Gmail account and click the setting button on the right-hand top corner.
- Step 2 – Click Setting
- Step 3 – There are multiple options available on the setting page of Gmail to modify according to your requirements. Here we are talking about connecting Gmail to Outlook, check to enable IMAP Gmail, this option is already active by default, even though (it is recommended to check before configuring Gmail in Outlook).
- Step 4 – Click Forward and POP/IMAP option.
- Step 5 – IMAP is enabled, if not Enable IMAP.
- Step 6 – Save Changes.
That’s all you have to do with the Gmail IMAP settings, now it’s time to configure Gmail in Outlook.
Step to configure Gmail account to Outlook
After the above adjustment, now it’s time to open your Microsoft account page and add your existing Gmail account.
- Step 1 – Click File >> info >> Add Account
- Step 2 – Microsoft Outlook ask you to add your email Id, enter your Gmail address >> Click Connect.
- Step 3 – A separate dialog box appears and asks you to enter your email account password, Enter the password to add your Gmail account to outlook and click Sign in.
- Step 4 – Click allow for the next step, this step connects outlook to the IMAP server of Gmail.
- Finally, you get the confirmation message on your screen from outlook reveling that your account is successfully added.
It’s time for celebration, you can see your account is added and all your email of your account automatically fetch into your Outlook, and you can easily open your account even if you are not connected to your server or internet.
Whatever work you have done in your Outlook account offline will be executed as soon as you connect to the internet.
Outlook sends you a confirmation email and you can see your account added to the Outlook home page.
In the Previous outlook 2013, 2015 connection to your Gmail account to outlook is quite difficult, that version required a lot of setting like outlook SMTP settings, Gmail pop settings, etc. Outlook 2019 is extremely easy to connect to, and the user easily enjoys all the benefits of outlook.
These steps above set up multiple Gmail accounts in Outlook, not only Gmail accounts, but if you are having an email account with different servers like Rediff mail, Hotmail, Yahoo, or any other, all of it would be controlled in Microsoft Outlook.
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