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. Continue reading
Update 6/30/2017: If the below solution doesn’t work. Check out this updated post on my blog.
A customer was receiving this error message in Outlook 2007 the other day.
” Task “firstname.lastname@example.org” – Receiving reported error (0x800CCC90) : ‘Your incoming (POP3) e-mail server has reported an internal error. If you continue to receive this message, contact your server administrator or Internet service provider (ISP). The server responded: * OK Gimap ready for requests from (IP Address).
The customer was using a Gmail address in Outlook. The account was set up as POP3. I wasn’t sure what the fix for this big error code was going to be. It is actually quite simple.
Step One: Open Outlook and go File > Account Settings
Step Two: Click the email account you are having trouble with and select Change.
Step Three: Go to the More Settings button. Continue reading
I recently upgraded a user from a standard Pop3 email account to a Microsoft Exchange Office 365 email account. The upgrade went great and all the email was transferred, but the user complained about their auto-complete email contacts were not showing up when they typed a contact’s email address in the “send” field. This user was running Windows 7 and was using Outlook 2010. Here are the steps to retrieve the auto-complete file and use it in the new profile.
Step One: Close Outlook
Step Two: Browse to the RoamCache where the auto-complete file is stored. (location is C:\Users\”user.name”\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\RoamCache
Step Three: Rename RoamCache to old_RoamCache
Step Four: Open Outlook, and create a new email and put a valid email address in the to. . field. Close the new email ( you don’t need to save ). Close Outlook Continue reading