Gmail® Setup in Microsoft® Outlook Express 6
Know about Gmail and the way to setup a Gmail account in Microsoft Outlook Express 6
Gmail is the free web based e-mail service from Google. This program has been created to satisfy all your basic e-mailing needs. You can use Gmail to create, send, manage and receive your e-mail messages. You can use Gmail with many e-mail programs like Yahoo Mail, Hotmail etc. There are many advantages of using Gmail in your system. You can send and receive e-mails in a fast and efficient manner. You need not worry about any spam mails or infections as Gmail comes with integrated e-mail protection features. You can use Gmail with Microsoft Outlook Express 6 and get more e-mailing experience.
Here are some methods to setup a Gmail account in Microsoft Outlook Express 6:
- Setup Gmail
- With Microsoft Outlook Express 6
- Points to take care
Initial step to setup Gmail in Microsoft Outlook Express 6 is to setup the Gmail account. To do this, you need to login to your Gmail account. Then, you need to select 'Settings' in Gmail and select 'Forwarding and POP'. Then select 'how to enable the POP' option. You need to select the action to be carried out with the e-mails you are going to download. You need to select appropriate options for all these and press 'Save Changes'.
With Microsoft Outlook Express 6
Open Microsoft Outlook Express 6 and select 'Accounts' option from 'Tools' menu. In 'Accounts' window, select 'Add' and then select 'Mail' option. A new window would open in which you need to enter appropriate username, Gmail address, Incoming and Outgoing Mail servers and password. After doing all this, click 'Finish'. Select 'Properties' from 'Internet Account' window. You need to enter proper details in the Server tab of 'pop. Gmail.com Properties' window. Also, enter proper details in the 'Advanced' tab and get the account configured.
There are some points to be taken care of while setting up Gmail in Microsoft Outlook Express 6. You need to remove the cache files in the Microsoft Outlook Express 6 before configuring Gmail in it. The cache file may get slowdowns. You also need to take care of entering details like password, username and Server name correctly.
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