Steps to Manual Settings for Configure Microsoft Outlook for Gmail

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Manual Settings for Configure Microsoft Outlook for Gmail: The user-interface of Gmail is often considered as one of the best as far as web-based email services are concerned. However, despite all the stupendous features many users prefer to use Gmail on other email clients such as MS Outlook. Luckily, the latest version of MS outlook makes it extraordinarily simple to configure Microsoft Outlook for Gmail. In order to use Gmail account in MS Outlook, you need to set up POP/ IMAP settings in Gmail.

In this tutorial, we will provide you with the complete manual settings for configure Microsoft Outlook for Gmail. You just need to enter these settings into your Gmail and MS outlook account and you will be able to use Gmail in outlook with ease.

How to configure MS Outlook for Gmail?

  • Gmail Configuration settings for MS Outlook
  • Configuring Gmail on MS Outlook
  • Manual Settings for MS Outlook 2013

How to configure MS Outlook for Gmail?

The manual settings for Configure Microsoft Outlook for Gmail are divided into two parts as given below:

  1. Manual configuration settings for Gmail (Preparing Gmail for configuration)
  2. Configuration settings for MS Outlook

Now, let’s check these manual settings in details

Gmail Configuration settings for MS Outlook

  1. To start the proceedings, you need to log into your Gmail account.
  2. Click on the settings gear icon available at the top right corner.
  3. Select “Settings” from the drop-down menu.
  4. Open “Forwarding and POP/ IMAP” tab.
  5. Check “Enable IMAP” radio button next to the IMAP Access.
  6. Finally, Scroll down and click on “Save Changes”.

That’s all you need to do on Gmail. Now, your Gmail account is ready for Microsoft Outlook configuration.

Configuring Gmail on MS Outlook

After setting up Gmail for MS Outlook Configuration, the new version of MS Outlook makes it so easy to use Gmail on outlook. You just need to follow the steps given below:

  1. Open MS Outlook and click on the “File” menu from the top corner.
  2. Click on the “Account Settings” button
  3. The “Account Settings” button will open a drop-down menu. You need to select “Account Settings” option from the drop-down menu.
  4. A new Window will open with the name of “Account Settings”.
  5. Click on “New” in the account settings window.
  6. Enter your Gmail email address in the prescribed space.
  7. Type in your Gmail account password and click on “Connect”.

Note: In case you have Gmail Two-step verification enabled then you also need to enter the app-specific password

  1. Now, wait until the account setup is complete and click on “Ok”.
  2. Finally, you can see your Gmail account in your Outlook account manager menu.

The above-mentioned method is applicable only for the latest version of the Microsoft outlook

Manual Settings for MS Outlook 2013

If you are using an older version of MS Outlook such as Microsoft outlook 2013 then you need to enter the settings manually. Follow the steps given below in order to do that.

  1. Run Microsoft Outlook and click the “File” menu from the top.
  2. Click on “Account settings” in the drop-down menu.
  3. Click on “New” from the Account Settings window
  4. Select Email account and click on “next”.
  5. Select manual setup or additional server types.
  6. Now, you need to choose POP/ IMAP and click on “next”
  7. Enter the Manual Settings for Configure Microsoft Outlook for Gmail as given below
    1. Your Name: Enter the name you want to display
    2. Email Address: Enter your Gmail address
    3. Account Type: IMAP
    4. Outgoing Mail server: smtp.gmail.com
    5. Incoming Mail server: imap.gmail.com
    6. Username: Your complete Gmail address
    7. Password: You current Gmail password
  8. Open “More Settings”
  9. Open “Outgoing server” Tab.
  10. Check the box against “My Outgoing Server (SMTP) requires authentication”
  11. Select the “Use Same Settings as My Incoming Mail Server” radio button.
  12. Open “Advanced” tab and enter following settings
    1. Incoming Server (IMAP): 993
    2. Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL
    3. Outgoing Server (SMTP): 465
    4. Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL
  13. Now, click on “Ok” and close “More Settings” dialogue box.
  14. Wait till the Outlook test the connection
  15. Click “Close” once the tests are over.
  16. Finally, click “Finish” to save the settings.

That’s the complete Manual Settings for Configure Microsoft Outlook for Gmail. In case you encounter any error then you should contact MS outlook support.

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