You need to follow few steps to configure your Gmail into the outlook.

Enable IMAP: first thing you need to do is enable IMAP in your Gmail settings. You can only do this when you are using standard view of Gmail in your browser.

Enable IMAP

  • Log in to Gmail account.
  • Click on the "gear" button at the top right corner of the page.
  • Click on "settings" from the drop down menu.
  • Click on "Forwarding and POP/IMAP" menu.
  • Click on "Enable IMAP".
  • Save the changes.

Configuring Outlook

    • Open outlook 2013.
    • Select the "file" menu.

file menu

    • Select "Add Account" in the account information screen.

more settings

    • Select "Manual setup or additional server types" in the dialogue box.


    • Select "POP or IMAP" on the choose service screen.

Fill up Log on Information

  • Fill in your email ID and password in "user information" box.
  • Set up server information:

Account type: IMAP

Incoming mail server:

Outgoing mail server:

    • Fill up Log on Information.

Fill up Log on Information

    • Select "more settings" at right bottom corner.
    • Select "outgoing server'.
    • Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" and select "Use same settings as my incoming mail server".

Select more settings

  • Now click on "Advance" tab in the same window.
  • Fill up the following:

Incoming server (IMAP): 993 or 143

Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing server (SMTP): 25 or 465

Outgoing server encrypted connection: TLS

    • Click "ok".

click on Advance tab

  • Click "next".
  • Again click "next".
  • Click "finish".
  • Now you can access Gmail from outlook.
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