Configuring Microsoft® Outlook® 2007 for Gmail®
What are the methods to adopt to configure Gmail account within Microsoft Outlook 2007?
You could use the Microsoft Outlook 2007 to access your Gmail account. You could receive and send mails via Microsoft Outlook 2007. Microsoft Outlook 2007 is free e-mail client software that comes along with the Microsoft office suite. In order to access the Gmail via Microsoft Outlook 2007, you should set the requirements for Gmail in the Microsoft Outlook 2007. You should also provide you Gmail username and the password to the Microsoft Outlook 2007. You could also save this data. You could also transfer the Gmail contacts to your Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Details on configuring Gmail account in Microsoft Outlook 2007 and transferring contacts are given below:
- Gmail configuration
- Transferring contacts
- Things to be kept in mind
Select Account settings from the Tools menu. In the window, click on the 'Email' tab and then select 'New'. In the 'Add new Email account' window, enter your Gmail e-mail address. You should also enter the password and should confirm it. Click on the 'manually configure the server' and then proceed to Next. Select Internet Email in the 'choose Email service' and then click Next. In the opening window, select IMAP as account type. You should enter 'imap.gmail.com' in the Incoming mail server box and 'mtp.gmail.com' in the outgoing mail server box. You should also enter your Gmail address and username box and should also enter the password proceed to next and click Finish to finish up the wizard.
You could sync your Gmail data to the Microsoft Outlook 2007. For transferring your Gmail contacts to the Microsoft Outlook 2007, sign in to the Google and download the Google Apps Sync for the Microsoft Outlook 2007. Install the application in your computer, it may take several minutes to complete. After the installation, open the Google Sync and set it according to your system settings. You could use this application to transfer data between your Microsoft Outlook 2007 and Gmail or vice versa. Check what data you want to transform, for example check the inbox if you want to transform the Gmail contacts. By setting the automatic sync function, it would function whenever your computer is connected to the Internet.
If you are changing the password in the Gmail account, you should also mention it in your Microsoft Outlook 2007 settings. Any error in setting the outgoing server, incoming sever etc. would affect your Gmail transfers. While downloading the Google Sync, you should make sure that it is compatible with your Microsoft Outlook 2007 version and the Operating System.
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