Add Gmail account to old Outlook Versions

Old Outlook for Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2013

  1. If you have never setup any email accounts yet in Outlook this option will appear Would you like to configure an E-mail account? Just click yes and the screen below will appear.
  1. Kindly fill-up with your details and Gmail email address with its corresponding password.
  1. Select Next. Outlook will take a minute to obtain the settings from Gmail and test the connection. You should see something like this:
  1. If all information’s are correct then it should be successfully configured then click Finish.

NOTE: If by any chance the configuration is not successful then we can manually configure Outlook just follow the instruction below.

  1. From the Step 1 above select Manual setup or additional server types and then click Next.
  1. Select POP or IMAP, then select Next.
  1. Kindly provide the information needed in the account with the following server details.

Incoming mail server:

Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

  1. Once all needed information in this window is entered, click More Settings then select the Outgoing Server tab and place a check on My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and in the same manner select Use the same settings as my incoming mail server.
  2. Then select the Advanced tab. Provide the following information on the shown tab.
  • Incoming server (IMAP): 993
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL/TLS
  • Outgoing server (SMTP): 587
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: STARTTLS

Make sure that all items selected in the image is the same on your Outlook. Then click Ok.

  1.  Select OK to close the Internet E-mail Settings dialog box and return to the Add Account dialog. Select Next, Outlook will take a few minutes to test the connection. You should see everything completed successfully.