How to add your Gmail account to Outlook 2012 Using IMAP

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  1. JiniOnline

    JiniOnline MDL Novice

    Feb 6, 2013
    From Outlook 2003 to 2010, you might want to use IMAP with your Gmail account to get your mail MS-Outlook.

    First of all, check whether IMAP is enabled or not in Gmail. Follow the below mentioned steps to check/enable IMAP:
    1. Log in to your account and go to Settings panel.
    2. Click on Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab and verify/set IMAP enabled and save changes.

    Now you can add your account in Outlook, follow below steps:
    1. Click on File tab >> Account Settings
    2. Click on Add and Remove Accounts or change existing connection settings.
    3. In the Account Settings window, click on New button
    4. Enter your name, email address & password in Account Setup box.
    5. Clink on Next button and follow on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

    Your Gmail account is added automatically in Outlook. You can configure IMAP settings manually also by following below steps:
    1. Follow the first three steps mentioned above.
    2. In the Account Settings window, select Manually configure server settings or additional server types.
    3. Select Internet E-mail
    4. In the Internet Email Settings window, enter your name, email address, and password in User Information & Logon Information section.
    5. In the Server Information section, choose Account Type as IMAP and type Incoming mail server: & Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
    6. Click on More Settings button >> Advanced tab and verify/enter Incoming server: 993, Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL, Outgoing server encrypted connection: TLS and Outgoing server: 587
    7. Click on Test Account Settings button. If all the above information is entered correctly, configuration will complete successfully.

    Now you can use Outlook for your Gmail account services.