Microsoft Office Outlook 2010: How to add a Gmail account on Windows Vista?
Do you know you can easily add your Gmail account to your Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 account? This way you can read, unread or send and receive e-mails from your Gmail account on Office Outlook 2010. Here are the steps to enable you to add a Gmail account on your Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 account. The given solution will prove to be helpful if you use Windows Vista-based PC.
Step 1: Open ‘Internet Explore’, type ‘www.gmail.com’ in the Address bar and then press ‘Enter’ on your keyboard.
Step 2: Log into your Gmail account, Click on ‘Options’ and then select ‘Mail Settings’.
Step 3: Under the ‘Forwarding and POP/IMAP’ tab make sure POP is enabled.Â Â Select ‘Enable POP for all mail (even mail that’s already been downloaded)’ radio button, and then click on ‘Save Changes’. Minimize your web browser.
Add Your Account to Outlook 2010
Step 4: Open Microsoft Outlook 2010.
Step 5: If you haven’t run Outlook 2010 yet, click Next to start setup and add your email account.
Step 6: Select ‘Yes’ to add an email account to Outlook, click 0n ‘Next’.Â Enter your account information and then select the ‘Manually configure server settings or additional server types’ radio button, Click on ‘Next’.
Step 7: Select Internet E-mail and then click ‘Next’.
Step 8: Enter your username, email address, and log in information. Under Server information enter
• Account Type: POP3
• Incoming mail server: pop.gmail.com
• Outgoing mail server: smtp.gmail.com
Step 9: After that data is entered in, click on the ‘More Settings’ button.
Step 10: Select the ‘Outgoing Server’ tab, and check ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’.Â Verify ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server’ is marked as well.
Step 11: Select the Advanced tab and enter the
• Incoming Server (POP3) value: 995
• Outgoing server (SMTP) value: 587
• Select the check box next to ‘This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)’
• Set Use the following type of encrypted connection to TLS
Step 12: You also might want to uncheck the box to ‘Remove’ messages from the server after a number of days.Â This way your messages will still be accessible from Gmail online.
Step 13: Click OK to close the window, and then click Next to finish setting up the account.Â Outlook will test your account settings to make sure everything will work; click Close when this is finished.
Step 14: Provided everything was entered in correctly, you’ll be greeted with a successful setup message. Click on ‘Finish’.
Step 15: Gmail will be all ready to sync with Outlook 2010.
Want better understanding on the above mentioned steps? Check out our video below. In the video, you can see each of the above mentioned steps being performed right in front of your eyes.