Monday, March 31, 2014

Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2007 To Receive Gmail

Microsoft Outlook is the most popular email application client released by Microsoft. It comes bundled with the Microsoft Office suite of programs and is a powerful email client program, which helps you to manage multiple accounts very easily and without any problems. Moreover, it is possible to use a variety of protocols ranging from Microsoft's proprietary Exchange Server POP3 or IMAP based accounts. Additional features offered by Outlook application are contacts, schedule, emails, calendar, tasks etc.

Because of the user-friendliness with variety of protocols, you can easily configure Gmail in Outlook, so that the emails that are coming in your Gmail account can be accessed through Microsoft Outlook application. Normally, Gmail accounts are accessed through web browsers. Therefore, configuring of Gmail in Microsoft Outlook will help you to access all the data in Gmail using Outlook. Well, given below are some easy instructions for changing the Outlook setting to configure Gmail in Outlook 2007.

Changing the Gmail settings
  • Start your web browser in your computer and log in to your Gmail account.
  • At the top right of the page, you will see a link called Settings. Click on it. 
  • Next, you need to click the tab that is labeled Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  • After, that, you need to click the option either Enable POP for all mail or Enable POP only for mail that arrives from now on.
  • From the drop down box called When messages are accessed with POP, you need to choose your preferred settings.
  • Once the changes are made, you need to click the button called Save Changes. This will save the changes that you have made.
Changing the Outlook setting
  • Start the process by opening the Microsoft Outlook 2007 application in your system.
  • From the menu called Tools, you need to click on the option called Account Settings.
  • Next, you need to click on the tab called, followed by clicking the option called New.
  • In the page called Auto Account Setup, you need to type your Gmail address, password and your name. After that, click on the button called Next.
  • Finally, to complete the set up processes, you need to click on the button called Finish. 
The above instructions would help you easily configure Microsoft Outlook 2007 application to receive Gmail. Find out more regarding this by contacting the Outlook support number.

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