Microsoft Outlook 2010: How to set-up an e-mail account on Windows 7?
Do you have accounts on various e-mail clients but enjoy using Microsoft Outlook the most? You will be happy to know that you can access all of your messages of different e-mail clients right on your Outlook profile. From sending, receiving, organizing and managing, you can accordingly manage your messages from all your e-mail addresses with ease. To enjoy reading your messages on your Outlook profile, all you need to do is set-up and account. It is simple and can be done in a few simple steps.
So, here’s how you can set-up e-mail profile in Outlook. The below given solution is primarily for all those who would like to set up an e-mail account in Microsoft Outlook 2010 on Windows 7-based PC.
For demonstration we are using a Gmail to set-up profile in Microsoft Outlook 2010
1. Open ‘Internet Explore’, type ‘www.gmail.com’ in the Address bar and then press ‘Enter’ on your keyboard.
2. Log into your Gmail account, Click on ‘Options’ and then select ‘Mail Settings’.
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
4. Open Microsoft Outlook 2010.
5. If you haven’t run Outlook 2010 yet, click ‘Next’ to start setup and add your email account.
6. Select ‘Yes’ to add an email account to Outlook, click on ‘Next’.Â Enter your account information and then select the ‘Manually configure server settings or additional server types’ radio button, Click on ‘Next’.
7. Select Internet E-mail and then click ‘Next’.
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
9. After that data is entered in, click on the ‘More Settings’ button.
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.
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
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.
13. Click ‘OK’ to close the window, and then click Next to finish setting up the account. Outlook will test your account settings to make sure everything will work; click ‘Close’ when this is finished.
14. Provided everything was entered in correctly, you’ll be greeted with a successful setup message. Click ‘Finish’.
15. Gmail will be all ready to sync with Outlook 2010.
Want to see how to perform the above mentioned steps, check out our video solution.
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