Want to add Gmail account to Outlook 2007? In corporate environment, we all know that Outlook is the king. On the other hand there comes the big gun called Gmail. You can add your Gmail account to the desktop client like Outlook. But, It’s not that easy to add Gmail account to Outlook 2007.
In this guide I’m going to show you, How to add your Gmail account to Outlook 2007 so that you can enjoy the sweet Gmail using your favorite desktop client: Outlook 2007.
How to Add Gmail Account to Outlook 2007
Sign into your Gmail account and Go to:
Settings and then click Forwarding and POP/IMAP and select any of the enable POP options.
Click Save Changes button
Now open up the MS Outlook 2007 and go to:
Tool > Account Setting…
Under the Email tab, click the New button.
Input the required information
*** Make sure that Manually configure server settings and additional server types option is NOT check.
Hit the next button.
Once the Outlook has successfully configured the email server setting, go ahead and click the Finish button.
You’ll notice that you newly added Gmail account has appeared under Email tab. Click the Close button.
Go to Inbox and Click Send/Receive button and have fun using Gmail on Outlook 2007.
In case the above simple wizad doesn’t work for you, then you need to choose:
Manually configure server settings and additional server types option from step 4.
Hit the Next Button.
Choose the Internet E-mail option and hit Next.
Input the required information. and here’s the important part:
- Incoming Mail Server: pop.gmail.com
- Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.gmail.com (In case of any trouble, check with your internet provider)
Now hit the More Options button.
Under Ongoing Server tab, check the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication option.
Now go to the Advanced tab and input the following details:
- Incoming Server: 995
- Check the box for This server requires an encrypted connection
- Outgoing Server (SMTP): 587
- Use the following type of encrypted connection: Auto, (use TLS if you have problems)
Now click the OK button.
Now click the Test Settings button. it will test your email server connection. If everything goes fine, just finish the rest of the Wizard and you are done.
Now you have successfully added your Gmail account to Outlook 2007.