How To Configure Gmail In Outlook 2013

How to configure Gmail in Outlook 2013 on a Windows 10< computer

  • Step 1: You will need to log in to your Gmail account first.
  • Step 2: Open the settings page with the Image icon.
  • Step 3: Select the fifth option from the list shown above, which is the Forwarding and POP/IMAP, and also make sure IMAP is enabled in the list, which will show you a green text that the IMAP is enabled.
  • Step 4: The other options must be set in default and make no changes to it and proceed with how to configure Gmail in outlook 2013 steps.
  • Step 5: Click on Save changes and do not close the Gmail tab.

Now you will have to access the Outlook 2013.

  • Step 1: Once it opens, click on the File and then access the Account Settings Button.
  • Step 2: You will find an option Add Account with a green plus sign
  • Step 3: There are two types to set up your Gmail, they are:
    • 1. Manual setup
    • 2. Automatic selection type
  • Step 4: Since we are opting for IMAP setup, checking your E-mail account will display four dialog boxes.
  • Step 5: In the Account type section, choose IMAP.
  • Step 6: This will display your User Information, the server information, and Logon Information.
  • Step 7: Under User Information, enter your E-mail Id and name.
  • Step 8: Under Server Information, choose IMAP and proceed with how to configure Gmail in outlook 2013 steps.
  • Step 9: The incoming mail server should be, and the outgoing server should be
  • Step 10: The Logon Information will display a box to enter your Username and the password which you use for your Gmail account.
  • Step 11: You can check the Remember Me option, which is optional.
  • Step 12: On the right side on the box, click on More Settings.
  • Step 13: Under Outgoing Server, check SMTP requires Authentication and also select Use The Same Settings As My Incoming Mail Server.
  • Step 14: In the same window while following how to configure Gmail in outlook 2013 steps, click the Advanced tab next to the Outgoing server option and check if these are the server numbers for IMAP and SMTP.
  • Step 15: IMAP should have either of these numbers : 933 (Encrypted) or 143.
  • Step 16: SMTP should have either of these numbers : 587 (TLS), 465 (SSL), or 25 (non-encrypted).
  • Step 17: Click OK. The configuration process would take less than a minute.
  • Step 18: Once you click Next, this will show you two tasks
  • Step 19: Log onto an incoming server(IMAP) and send a Test E-mail message with the status showing Completed.
  • Step 20: The Outlook will show you a confirmation saying, ‘We have all the information we need to set up your account.’
  • Step 21:To complete the setting up using, how to configure Gmail in outlook 2013 steps, Click on Finish.
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