Generally, before even going to work, people tend to make a Gmail account since it is the most renowned and recognized domain to have your email account on. When such people come to work, they often either need to make an outlook account for office, which might become pretty tedious while managing 2 different accounts is taken into consideration. Therefore, today in this article, we are going to provide you with a few steps that you use to get your Gmail setting for Outlook 2016. This is going to be really helpful for all the people who are facing the above-described problem.
Here we go with providing you the required information, which is going to help you do so:
First, you have to log into your Gmail account and then click on the Settings button having the small gear icon. Then you have to click on the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tag and ensure that your IMAP has been allowed and then click on the save changes option.
Then, open the Outlook 2016 window and click on the File tab.
After that, just over the Account Settings option, you have to click on the Add Account option.
Choose the Manual setup or additional server types.
Then, while you come to the Choose Your Account Type stage, choose the “POP or IMAP” option.
Add all of your user info as well as the host server information,
Account type: IMAP
Incoming mail server: imap.gmail.com
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com
After that, add the login info as displayed below.
Click on More settings and choose the Outgoing server tag. Then, check the box that has been initially provided for SMTP and choose the radio button near the Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
Within that window only click on the Advanced tab and check the below-given options.
Incoming server (IMAP): 993 or 143
Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL
Outgoing server (SMTP): 465 or 587
Outgoing server encrypted connection: TLS or Auto
After that, Click on OK while you have finished.
Then, Click on Next.
In case you’ve entered the whole lot appropriately, both the testing tasks are going to be finalized magnificently and then you may close that small window and further click on the Next button.
You are going to get the “You’re all set!” dialog box,
Then, Click on Finish.
After that, you might be able to check your email account and “subscribe” to IMAP mailbox files by means of Outlook 2016.