What is the procedure to use Gmail in Outlook Express

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I am using Windows XP in my PC. I have Outlook Express 6 by default in that operating system. I have a Gmail account. I want to use it to send and receive mail. Is it possible to set Gmail in Outlook?

If possible, how can I configure my outlook express software?

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What is the procedure to use Gmail in Outlook Express

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Hello Ringit Pelo,

Here’s how to set-up gmail in Outlook Express;

  1. Enable POP in Gmail
  2. Open Outlook Express
  3. Go to Tools, Accounts
  4. Add then click Mail
  5. Enter your display Name
  6. Click next and type your Gmail email address
  7. Type pop.gmail.com in Incoming mail, smtp.gmail.com in Outgoing mail
  8. Next and type your password, Next and click Finish
  9. Highlight Account Name, click Properties
  10. Go to Advanced tab
  11. Check both boxes in POP/SMTP, set 465 in Outgoing and 995 for Incoming
  12. Click Servers, check My server requires authentication
  13. And finally, Click OK and Close

There you are the steps to set-up Gmail account using Outlook Express.

 

Answered By 0 points N/A #115160

What is the procedure to use Gmail in Outlook Express

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Hi,

Gmail email address can be set-up to Outlook Express. This allows you to send and receive email using your gmail account on Outlook Express.

To get Started

* Enable POP server in Gmail
* Login to your gmail and go to Settings, enable it
* Identify the Pop server settings to use

Once Pop is enabled in Gmail, do the following

* Open Outlook Express, then go to Tools and Accounts
* Click Add button and choose Mail
* Type your desired display name and click Next
* Type your Gmail email address, next
* Enter pop.gmail.com for Pop, smtp.gmail.com for SMTP


* Click next and finished, then go to Properties
* Go to Advanced button, set 465 for SMTP and 995 for POP3 port number
* Put a check on those boxes for SSL connection


* Check on My server requires authentication on Servers tab
* Click OK and close the window

You can now start using Outlook Express to send and receive email using your Gmail account.

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