Can’t collect mail from outlook express

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 I am always use windows xp to work in my computer. Recently I decided to use Windows Server 2003, so I have back up my all hard disk all data from windows xp. When I use windows xp I use Gmail in my outlook express. Some of friend tells that Microsoft out look is better for mail. So when I installed Windows Server 2003 I installed Microsoft office 2003, now I need to configure my Gmail in ms outlook, I want to collect my mail from when I use windows xp and use outlook express.

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Can’t collect mail from outlook express


It is simple to configure your g-mail account in Microsoft outlook, just do these steps and you will be done:

Go to outlook express:

TOOLS–> Email Accounts –> Add New Email account –> Next

Select IMAP and click next 

Here you have to provide your username, Password and in IMAP type ""

In SMTP type "" As shown here:


Now Click next and it will be closed BUT you have to go there again and now you have to set some other things such that

Go to MORE SETTINGS –> OUTGOING SERVER and check the box: "MY outgoing server ……………."

Next go to Advanced and set IMAP (port) to 993 and SMTP to 25. Also check the 2 boxes given there. it will look like this: 



Now you can check mail by clicking send/receive.

And that's it.


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