How to setup Gmail in Outlook 2007
Looking for the steps to use Microsoft Outlook 2007 to check your Gmail account on a Windows 7-based PC? Take note, if you want you can use Outlook to check your Gmail account and you can even send email from your Gmail account through Outlook. It is simple and can be done in just a few simple steps.
So, here’s how you can use Outlook to check your Gmail account on a Windows 7-based PC:
Step 1: Open ‘Internet Explorer’, 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. 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.
Step 4: Open Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Step 5: Click ‘Tools’ and then select ‘Account Settings’.
Step 6: Under ‘Account Settings’ choose the ‘Email’ tab and then click ‘New’.
Step 7: Make sure ‘Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP’ radio button is selected and then click ‘Next’.
Step 8: Enter in all your Gmail account information and make sure there is no check next to ‘Manually configure server settings or additional server types’ radio button, Click on ‘Next’.
Step 9: After Outlook has successfully configured the e-mail server settings, you can go ahead and click ‘Finish’.
You see, using the simple steps you can begin getting all your Gmail messages directly on your Microsoft Outlook account. The best part is if you want you can set-up POP access to Gmail.
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