Now you will see that POP is enabled and IMAP is disabled by default. Now click on the Enable IMAP button. When done, click on the Save Changes button. Sign out from your Gmail account and close the internet browser window. Open Outlook, click the Tools menu and then choose Account Settings from the menu.
When in the E-mail Accounts dialog box, click the E-mail tab if it is not highlighted by default. Click the New button afterward. When in the next window, click to select the radio button beside Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and press the Next button. Point to below and click the button beside Manually configure server settings or additional server types. Hit Next to proceed. In the next window, click to select Internet E-mail and press next.
Then open another window, type your name and Gmail ID in the related fields under User Information. Under Server Information, click the drop-down arrow next to Account Type and select IMAP. For incoming and outgoing mail servers, type 'imap.gmail.com' and 'smtp.gmail.com' (without quotes and as is) in the respective fields.
Under Login Information, type your username (it will your Gmail address) and password in the relevant fields. Check the Remember password box to save yourself from entering the secret word (Password) again and again each time you sign in to your Gmail account in Microsoft Outlook. Do not make sure the require login using safe Password Authentication (SPA) box. Hit the More Settings button.
Click the Outgoing Server tab and check the leaving server (SMTP) requires authentication. Also, click to select Use same settings as my inward mail server. Underline the higher tab, type '993' in the external server (IMAP) field and '587' in the Outgoing server (SMTP) field. Click to select SSL from the drop-down shot next to Use the next type of encrypted link under both the receiver servers.
Select TLS from the Use the following type of encrypted connection option under the Outgoing server (SMTP). To avoid facing a server timeout error when sending/receiving emails, adjust the Server Timeouts to the maximum. To do so, you can slide the slider to the correct hand side. You can also check the box go away a copy of announcement on the server to let your mail stay put on hand on the Gmail server. It will allow you to access all your emails from your webmail account from anywhere in the world.
When done, hit the OK key to exit this window. You will go back to the previous window performance all your information that you just filled in. hit the Test story Settings button to test your email account settings. If all the settings are correct and the connection goes winning, you will see this message well done! All settings finished successfully. Click close to go on. Hit the close up button as instruct and close and revive Microsoft Outlook to keep the changes.
Select your Gmail description and you will see a new series of dissimilar folders like Inbox, draft, and Spam etc. select your Gmail account only occurs when your manifold accounts set up in your Outlook. If Gmail is the only account you have in Microsoft Outlook, you need not create the mixture. Hit the Send/Receive button to start downloading the emails to your Gmail Inbox.