Setup G Suite Gmail on Outlook 2016 with these simple steps

Access your Gmail or Gmail for business on your Microsoft Outlook 2016

Step 1

  • Open Microsoft Outlook 2016 at your Windows machine (if you are using Windows 10 you can simply search for Outlook).

Step 2

  • Click on the File menu in top left hand corner as shown in the screenshot.

Step 3

  • As we will add gmail account to Outlook 2016, click on Add Account as shown in the screenshot.

Step 4

  • We will setup Outlook 2016 to work with your gmail manually
  • Select Manual Setup or additional server types
  • Click Next

Step 5

  • We will configure your G Suite for business gmail via IMAP as it provides better functionality than POP.
  • Select POP or IMAP radio button
  • Click Next

Step 6

  • Enter your name in the name field
  • Enter your G Suite (or gmail) email address in Email field
  • Under account type, select IMAP
  • Put imap.gmail.com in the incoming mail server
  • Put smtp.gmail.com in the outgoing mail server
  • In user name, enter you full google apps email address as shown in the screenshot
  • Enter your google apps gmail password
  • Leave the remember password checked
  • Click on More Settings

Step 7

  • Check the box which says “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
  • Click on Advanced tab

Step 8

  • Click on Advance Tab
  • For incoming server (IMAP), select SSL from the dropdown as shown in the screenshot
  • Now make sure the port number is changed to 993
  • For outgoing server (SMTP), select TLS from the dropdown as shown in the screenshot
  • Now change the port number manually to 587
  • Click Ok

Step 9

  • Click Next
  • A window will open to test our settings and connection
  • Once the tests are passed, click on close to close this window
  • Click Next

Step 10

  • You will see a message now saying “You are all set!”.
  • Click on Finish

Step 11

  • If you have followed so far, you will see all your google apps emails coming in your Microsoft Outlook 2016
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