Adding Account on Outlook 2016 Manually (IMAP) with Gmail

Adding Account on Outlook 2016 Manually (IMAP) with Gmail

  • Open Outlook 2016
  • Open the File tab (top right)

  • Click add account
  • Click on “manual setup or additional server types” (bottom left)
  • Click on “POP or IMAP”
  • Before continuing in Outlook 2016 you will need open your gmail and navigate to the settings
  • Open gmail and on the top right you will see a little gear symbol click it then scroll down to settings

  • Once in the setting navigate to the “forwarding and POP/IMAP” tab

  • When you are in the “forwarding and POP/IMAP” Enable IMAP
  • On the bottom of the “forwarding and POP/IMAP” page you will see “Configure your email client” click on “configuration instructions” keep this page open you will need this information in Outlook
  • Return to Outlook
  • In the POP and IMAP account settings your going to enter your information
  • Enter “your name”
  • Enter “email address”
  • Account type is going to be set to IMAP
  • Incoming mail server enter “imap.gmail.com”
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP) enter smtp.gmail.com
  • Your use name should be the same as your email

  • Enter password (same as your gmail password)
  • Once all the information has been enter navigate to “more setting” (bottom right)
  • Click on “Advance”
  • Incoming server (IMAP): enter 993
  • For “use the follow type of encrypted connection” select SSL
  • Outgoing server (SMTP): enter 465
  • For “use the follow type of encrypted connection” select SSL

  • Click OK
  • Click Next

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