How To Add Gmail Account to Outlook 2016


Setup Gmail to Outlook 2016 is very easy and it is a third-party client app from Microsoft. You can connect any version of Outlook with any email service. In this article, we will help to guide get complete step-by-step information about how to Add Gmail account to Outlook 2016.

Connecting Gmail with Microsoft Outlook is very easy if you have already registered on Gmail and Outlook. It is a client app. If you want to transfer Gmail emails to Outlook, then Gmail has to be configured with Outlook.

Microsoft Outlook is a centralized email client interface to receive emails from other webmail services like Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL, 1and1 webmail, etc.

Here Add Your Gmail Account To Outlook 2016

If you are unable to add Gmail account to outlook 2016 with POP setting so you use Gmail account IMAP setting. Following the steps given below, you can easily transfer email from Gmail to Outlook 2016.

1# First Log into your Gmail account.

2# Click on little gear button : Open the Gmail Settings page.

3# After that Click on the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.

4# Click on IMAP is enabled radio button.

5# Finish all Steps after that click on Save Changes button.

Now you have completed IMAP setting and now connecting to Outlook is very easy. See how to connect outlook 2016 with Gmail.

1# If you are not logged in to Outlook account, first of all, log in to your Microsoft Outlook 2016 account.

2# Then go to the File tab.

3# Go to “Add Account” button.

4# After that Select Manual setup or additional server types radio button and click “Next“.

5# Now, select Your Account Type step, select “POP or IMAP” to advanced setup for email account.

view of Outlook 2016 IMAP and POP

6# Enter your user information and your “Host Server” information.

Keep following the steps for advanced settings. It is necessary to enter the information of the host server. Your host server like Gmail, Yahoo, AOL mail, etc.

  1. Account type: IMAP
  2. Incoming mail server:
  3. Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

Logon information : fill your “username” textbox and “password“.

shows server settings in Outlook 2016

7# Go to More settings and select the “Outgoing server” tab.

8# Select the Check box –>”My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication“.

9# Again select the radio button “Use same settings as my incoming mail server“.

shows Gmail settings in Outlook 2016

10# Go to Advanced tab for Imap setting .

IMAP setting details for incoming emails.

  1. Incoming server (IMAP): 993 or 143
  2. Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL.

SMTP setting details for outgoning emails.

  1. Outgoing server (SMTP): 465 or 587.
  2. Outgoing server encrypted connection: TLS or Auto

Then click OK.

Advanced Settings in Outlook 2016

If you have done the setting of Outlook correctly then your taxes will be successful. If there is any mistake then check it once.

11# Now you can close the window.

Outlook 2016 test email successful

12# Now you’ll get the “You’re all set!” message,

Click Finish.

All Set message and Finish button.

And now you can check your Outlook.

Outlook 2016 Gmail Inbox view

It’s a good idea to add Gmail to Outlook. The IMAP set is recommended when you want to sync Gmail’s email across multiple devices. If you want to download the emails then you have to focus on the pop setting.

I hope you will be able to add a Gmail account to Outlook and you will be receiving emails from Gmail on your Outlook 2016.


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