Saturday, 7 March 2015

How to configure Gmail With Microsoft outlook Express.

Outlook express is the most popular e-mail client. It is inbuilt mail client on all window operating system. In this article we would configure Gmail with outlook.

Enable POP in Gmail

You can retrieve your Gmail messages with a client or device that supports POP, like Microsoft Outlook or Netscape Mail. For this you need to enable POP in your gmail account.
To enable POP in Gmail:
  • Sign in to Gmail.
  • Click Settings
Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP 
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  • Select Enable POP for all mail or Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on.
  • Choose the action you would like Gmail to take after they are accessed with POP.
Configure your POP client* and click Save Changes

Set up Outlook Express to work with Gmail:

  • Open Outlook or Outlook Express.
  • Click the Tools menu, and select Accounts...
  • Click Add and then click Mail...
configure gmail with outlook
  • Enter your name in the Display name: field, and click Next.
  • Enter your full Gmail email address ( in the Email address: field, and click Next.
Enter in the Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server: field. Enter in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: field.
configure gmail with outlook
  • Click Next.
  • Enter your Gmail username (including '') in the Account name: field. Enter your Gmail password in the Password field:, and click Next
configure gmail with outlook
  • Click Finish.
  • Highlight under Account, and click Properties.
  • Click the Advanced tab.
  • Fill in the following information:
  • Check the box next toThis server requires a secure connection (SSL) under Outgoing Mail (SMTP).
  • Enter 465 in the Outgoing mail (SMTP): field.
  • Under Outgoing Mail (SMTP), check the box next toThis server requires a secure connection (SSL).
  • Under Incoming mail (POP3), check the box next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL). The port will change to 995.
Return to the Servers tab, and check the box next to My server requires authentication. 
Click OK.
Congratulations! You have done configuration to send and retrieve Gmail messages.


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