Outlook Set up for Google email

Google Email - Microsoft Outlook 2007

This tutorial shows how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2003 for Google Email, but these settings are similar in older versions of Microsoft Outlook. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook by using the settings in this tutorial. For instructions on setting up Outlook 2007 for Google Mail click here. In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > E-mail Accounts.

  1. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select "Add a new e-mail account" and click Next.

  2. For your server type, select "IMAP" and click Next.

  3. On the Internet E-mail Settings IMAP window, enter your information as follows:
    1. Your Name Enter your first and last name.
    2. E-mail Address Enter your e-mail address.
    3. User Name Enter your e-mail address, again.
    4. Password Enter the password we sent you for your e-mail account.
    5. Incoming mail server (IMAP)
    6. Outgoing mail server (SMTP)


  4. Click "More Settings" while you're still on the window above.
  5. Name your email account whatever you like. This is the name that will be listed within Outlook. Next, select the "Outgoing Server" tab.

  6. Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication". Leave the default button "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" checked.

  7. Select the "Advanced" tab and change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 465. Leave the incoming server port 993. Click "OK".

  8. Click "Test Account Settings". A test will be performed that lets you know if a connection can be made. When finished click "Close" on the test window.
    Click "Next".

  9. Click "Finish".

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