Configure Gmail on outlook mail client

In this article we are going to configure Gmail account inside Microsoft Outlook 2016. This is a very straightforward step by step tutorial. If you encounter any error, please see the listed possible error below links. I am going to use the IMAP protocol to enable Gmail account in Outlook 2016. This configuration is same for outlook 2013 and 2019

  1. Sign in to gmail account. Then find the Settings option of your gmail account. It should be under settings tab.
  2. Open outlook 2019 on your computer. Click ” File” on top left. Go to Info > “Account Settings

3. Click “ New ” under account settings window. Then enter your gmail account in the email address field in the pop up window.

4. Wait for some time before you see the gmail account verification pop-up. Verify your gmail account by entering gmail account and password.

5. Allow outlook to access your gmail inbox, sent etc and access to info that you already made public.

6. Your account is successfully setup. Click “Done“.

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