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Add A Gmail Account To Outlook With POP

Interested in the latest version of Outlook and want to install it with your Gmail account? In the following article, hotmailloginmsn.com will show you how to use POP to add a Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook.

Note: The article applies to versions of Outlook 2019, Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007 and Outlook Office 365.

Activate POP so Gmail works with Outlook

Before using Outlook with Gmail, you need to enable POP in Gmail. The steps are as follows:

Step 1: First you need to log in your personal Gmail account on the computer.

Step 2: At the main interface, click on the gear icon and select Settings.

Access your Gmail account settings

Step 3: Next, click Forwarding and POP IMAP in the options bar in this interface.

Select Forwarding and POP IMAP in Gmail settings

Step 4: Scroll down to the POP download section and click Enable POP for all mail.

You can also select the option Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on.

Step 5: After changing the settings, scroll down to the bottom and click the Save Changes button and proceed to close your browser.

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save changes

How to add a Gmail account to Outlook using POP

To add your Gmail and Outlook accounts using POP, do the following:

Step 1: Open your Outlook application and then click the File tab.

Click the File tab in the Outlook application

Step 2: On the Account Information interface, click Add Account.

Click Add Account

Step 3: At this time, the Add account dialog box will appear. Here, click Manual Setup or additional server types, then click Next.

Select Manual Setup or additional server types

Step 4: Next on the Choose Service interface, select the POP or IMAP option and click Next.

Select POP or IMAP 

Step 5: On the POP and IMAP Account Setting interface, enter the full information in the User Information, Server Information and Logon Information sections.

  1. User Information
    • Your Name: The name the recipient sees when you receive your mail
    • Email Address: Your Gmail address
  2. Server Information
    • Account Type: POP3
    • Incoming mail server: pop.gmail.com
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com
  3. Logon Information
    • User Name: Your full Gmail address
    • Password: your Gmail password

Step 6: Next, click More Settings.

Click More Settings

Step 7: The Internet Email Setting dialog box appears.

In this dialog box, click the Outgoing Server tab, then select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication, then select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

Step 8: Click the Advanced tab and enter the following parameters:

  • Incoming Server (POP3): 995
  • Select the This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) box.
  • Outgoing server (SMTP): 587
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: TLS

Step 9: Click OK to save changes and close the Email Settings dialog window.

Set up the parameters and close the Email Settings dialog window

Step 10: Click Next to move to the next step.

Click Next to move to the next step

Step 11: Outlook will check the installation and send you an notification email. When the testing is completed, click Close.

Notice of successful Gmail connection to Outlook

Step 12: Now on the screen you will get a message saying You’are all set. You just need to click Finish to finish.

It is done! The Gmail account you just added to Outlook is displayed in the Email address list in the left pane.

Click Inbox to see the inbox of your Gmail account.

Click Inbox to see your inbox in your Gmail account

Adding Gmail to Outlook using POP is easy with a few simple steps. You can add lots of email accounts with POP3 if you want. Good luck!


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