How To Configure Outlook 2010 For Gmail

How To Configure Outlook 2010 For Gmail How do I configure Outlook 2010 for Office 365 to sync my Gmail account?

The majority of email clients today come preloaded with a number of features such as calendars, contacts, tasks, notes, and folders. But what about syncing emails between two or more accounts?

If you’re interested in synchronizing on a schedule that is different than once daily (the default) then you will have to schedule synchronization using manual (or additional) sync.

it can be set at any given time of the day or week with any given frequency – every x minutes/hours/days/weeks. To do that simply follow these steps.

To set up your Outlook account to exchange email with a Google account or another Microsoft mail client follow these steps: In Outlook, click the ‘File’ tab and then click on ‘Accounts’.

Gmail is a popular email hosting service that has largely dominated the cloud email arena. This effective application allows users to access their email accounts from any place at any time and stay in constant touch with loved ones worldwide.

Users can also scan through their emails via multiple devices like smartphones, desktops, laptops, etc. There are some exceptional features offered by Gmail to its users such as One-Click Unsubscribe, aliases and @mydomain support etc.

However, when it comes down to synchronizing your Gmail account with Outlook 2010 then you should be aware of a few technical tips that would definitely come in handy for you during this process.

Email is an important resource to have, and it helps to use email providers which integrate well with the programs you already know. As a Windows user, you can set up your Gmail account to connect with Outlook 2010 by following these steps.

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How to configure Gmail in Outlook 2010 step by step?

It’s often a good idea to make sure your application or work environment is fully optimized so that software can function at its best. With Microsoft Office 2010, it’s important to let the program store your login credentials and other information in an area where only you will have access to it.

The following guide will go over how you can set up Microsoft Outlook 2010 for the first time/first time login and access your email as if this was your first time logging into the application.

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In order to use this supplementary version of G-suite with Outlook, you should start your Outlook and then set up your account by either saving the login automatically or manually all by yourself.

Navigate to Settings > Personal Settings. You’ll see an option for “Enable IMAP”. Select it and click Save Changes.

Forwarding and POP/IMAP

  • Open Microsoft Outlook 2010 >> Click File Tab from the left-hand corner.
  • Click on Account Settings >> Account setting

File Tab

  • Account setting dialogue box appears >> Click on New

Account setting

  • Auto account setup dialogue box required inputs (like Email Address, Name & Password). Fill up the details and click Next.

Email Address,

  • This is an email server setup script that you can use on Outlook. It will take a few minutes after running it, and once the configuration has gone through correctly you will receive an email from one of the accounts configured in this setup process.

This is an email server setup script that you can use on Outlook. It will take a few minutes after running it, and once the configuration has gone through correctly you will receive an email from one of the accounts configured in this setup process.

Configure Manually Settings

In the majority of cases, setup will be unable to configure Gmail in Outlook 2010. The above instructions are not working for you, then we’ll need to manually configure your settings.

  • Once again open the “Add New Account” dialogue box and select “Configure Manually”. Click Next.

 

manually configure server setting or additional server type

  • From the next dialogue box, select the first option “Internet Email“, click Next

Internet Email

  • Now it’s time to feed the inputs manually in our settings similar to the following.
  1. Your Name
  2. E-Mail Address
  3. Account Type:- Select IMAP from the list ignore POP.
  4. Incoming mail server: Enter “imap.gmail.com” in lower case
  5. Outgoing mail server (SMTP): Enter “smtp.gmail.com” in lower case
  6. User Name: Automatic Appears
  7. Password: Enter your email account password.

Enter your email account password

Note: If you live outside of the US you might need to use imap.googlemail.com and smtp.googlemail.com

  • Click on the more setting button.
  • Internet E-mail Settings dialogue box pops up, select the Outgoing Server tab, and check the box “My outgoing server (SMTP) that requires authentication”.

Outgoing Server tab

  • Connecting to the Next Click server requires you to open some ports manually.
  1. Incoming server: 993
  2. Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL
  3. Outgoing server encrypted connection TLS
  4. Outgoing server: 587

Incoming server: 993 Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL Outgoing server encrypted connection TLS Outgoing server: 587

  • Finally, Click on the test account setting.

test account setting

Outlook clear and test the credentials you entered to make sure they’ve been entered properly. If the login details are both correct, you’ll get a checkmark indicating the form has been successfully submitted.

However, in case you have made a mistake with your login details, the system will prompt you to go back and correct any such mistakes that may be present in your details before it lets you mount.

Stage Three

Setting up a business email in Outlook 2010 can be tricky. Gmail users who attempt this are most commonly running into issues the moment they click “next” to put in their Google username and password.

  • Enter Less secure app access in the google search, it will open up certain results, click the first option, or copy-paste the “URL:https://myaccount.google.com/lesssecureapps” into the address bar.

myaccount.google

  • You are forwarded to the Less secure app access page, make sure you are login to the same Gmail account you like to add in Outlook 2010.
  • Slide to turn on “Allow less secure app“.

Less secure app access

  • Turning ON your Microsoft account in Gmail for the test simply provides you with an extra layer of protection against fraud. After clicking the button Please turn it off, please retest by clicking this link.

 settings from Outlook

  • Congratulations, you’ve installed Microsoft Outlook on your desktop PC. We hope you enjoy the latest service improvements based on your feedback. You can close the following installation message now: “You’ve successfully installed Microsoft Outlook 2010 [TopString Variant]. We hope you’ll enjoy the latest improvements we’ve made for you.”

Congratulations, you've installed Microsoft Outlook on your desktop PC. We hope you enjoy the latest service improvements based on your feedback. You can close the following installation message now: "You've successfully installed Microsoft Outlook 2010 [TopString Variant]. We hope you'll enjoy the latest improvements we've made for you."

Conclusion:

It is really annoying to see the Account Settings error in Outlook 2010. We hate when our mind goes blank about any problem, and there are numerous issues that are happening in our lives.

But Outlook account has different settings which cannot be changed due to their compatibility with MS Outlook 2007, MS Outlook 2010 and MS Outlook 2013.