How to Setup Gmail in Outlook Express

Gmail, the large-storage email available from Google, is one of the few free email providers that lets you set up a POP account so that you can read and reply to messages offline, without being connected to the Internet. This is immensely convenient in streamlining your mail, as well. There are a few steps you'll have to follow accurately, but once you set up Gmail in Outlook Express, you'll increase your email flexibility.

...
You can configure Outlook Express to receive your Gmail.

Step

Launch Outlook Express. Click on "Tools" and then "Accounts."

Step

In the "Internet Accounts" box, click on "Add" and then "Mail."

Step

Select "POP3" for your incoming mail server. Enter the display name for your account. Click "Next."

Step

Enter the email address for your Gmail account. Click "Next."

Step

Enter the following information:

Step

Incoming Mail: pop.gmail.com Outgoing Mail: smtp.gmail.com

Step

Click "Next."

Step

In "Account Name," enter your full Gmail email address followed by the password for your account. Click "Next."

Step

Click on "Finish."

Step

Specify the Gmail server settings. Highlight the new email account you have just created and click on "Properties."

Step

Click on the "Servers" tab. Under "Outgoing Mail Server," check the box that says "My Server Requires Authentication."

Step

Click on the "Advanced" tab. Check both boxes that say "This Server Requires a Secure SSL Connection." Enter the following information:

Step

Outgoing Mail: 465 Incoming Mail: 995

Step

Click "OK" and "Exit." You should now be able to send and receive Gmail emails in Outlook Express.