Process to Configure Gmail Account in Microsoft Outlook 2016


Outlook and Gmail both are well known for their excellent email service; today Outlook 2016 email client is latest version which is using everywhere and famous for its brilliant features where users are reliable to read and reply different email accounts, you need to only configure Email account with Microsoft Outlook email client, now get here complete process to configure Gmail account into Microsoft outlook 2016 and enjoy the services of Gmail with Outlook.

How can I configure Gmail account through the outlook 2016?


Email users can configure Gmail account through the IMAP account in outlook 2016. first users need to enable IMAP protocol access in Gmail for this task, users first login into Gmail and click on settings gear icon and choose settings from the menu. Process to setup Gmail in outlook 2017


  • Next click on the Forwarding and POP/IMAP

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  • Select Enable IMAP and click on the save button at the bottom.
  • Now if you want then you can choose Sign Out of Gmail.

Next in Outlook 2016, click on the file ribbon, account settings

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  • Click on new
  • Choose manual setup or additional server types and click on the next link
  • Now choose POP or IMAP and click on next
  • Fill the information and click on more settings.
  • Next click on Outgoing server put a checkbox on My Outgoing Server (SMTP) requires authentication
  • Next click on the advanced tab, fill the ports for the incoming and outgoing services then click OK.
  • Click on the next button
  • Click on the close to dismiss the “Test Account Settings” dialog box.
  • Next click on the finish to close the add account dialogue box.
  • Click on close to the account settings dialogue box.
  • Now your Gmail account is successfully connected and you will start to get emails from the server.

So this is the complete process to configure Gmail account in Microsoft outlook but sometimes users are unable to setup account so errors occur if you are one of the users so you must contact with technical experts of Gmail or outlook they will suggest your method to fix errors.

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