Here is a tutorial on how to setup your Gmail account in Microsoft Office 2013. These instructions will also work for Outlook 2007, 2010, and Outlook Preview 2016.
I created the video below on how to setup your Gmail account as POP3 in Outlook 2013. However, if you would rather follow text instructions you will find them below.
Before we open Outlook lets visit your Gmail account.
Log into your Gmail and go the gear in the right corner and select Settings.
Go to the Forwarding and IMAP/POP setting tab. Enable POP for all mail.
Next go to this Google site https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps and select enable less secure apps.
Now lets open Outlook.
Open Outlook and select Manual Setup or additional server types.
- Enter your name and email address.
- Account Type: POP3
- Gmail server settings
- Incoming Mail Server: pop.gmail.com
- Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.gmail.com
- Enter your Username: email@example.com
- Enter your password
- Click More Settings
Click Outgoing Server tab and select “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” also make sure “Use same settings as my incoming mail server” is selected.
Go to the Advanced tab
Gmail Incoming Server settings: 995
Check the box “This server requires an encrypted connection”
Gmail Outgoing Server settings: 587
Select TLS for encryption type for outgoing server.
Click OK when you have the settings entered.
Click Next and Outlook will test your account settings. If they test successfully, click Finish. Microsoft Outlook will then open up and you will be ready to send and receive email.
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THANK you. Love the screen shots and the step-by-step instructions. I’ve been going round and round with this. Thanks to you, it’s finally working!
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Thank you!! This worked like a charm. Other tutorials did not go into the “Advanced” options and that is where my problem was.
Thank you again!!!!
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