Sunday, June 21, 2009

setup outlook 2007 for gmail forwading

enable POP in Gmail

  1. Sign in to Gmail.
  2. Click Settings at the top of any Gmail page.
  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  4. Select Enable POP for all mail or Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on.
  5. it is always recommend to keep gmail copy in the inbox
  6. click save settings.
configure outlook 2007

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Click the Tools menu, and select Account Settings...
  3. On the E-mail tab, click New...
  4. If you are prompted to Choose E-mail Service, select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, and click Next.
  5. Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information
  6. Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the From: field of outgoing messages.
  7. Email Address: Enter your full Gmail email address (
  8. Password: Enter your email password.
  9. select Manually configure server settings or additional server types
  10. Verify your User Information, and enter the following additional information
Server Information
  1. Account Type: POP3
  2. Incoming mail server:
  3. Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
  4. in the Logon Information
  5. User Name: Enter your Gmail username (including
  6. Password: Enter your Gmail password.
  7. Click the More Settings... button, and select the Outgoing Server tab.
  8. Check the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  9. Click the Advanced tab, and check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) under Incoming Server (POP3).
  10. In the Outgoing server (SMTP) box, enter 587 and select TLS from the drop-down menu next to Use the following type of encrypted connection:
  11. Click OK.
  12. Click Test Account Settings... After receiving 'Congratulations! All tests completed successfully', click Close.
  13. Click Next, and then click Finish.

Congratulations! You're successfully configured your client to send and retrieve Gmail messages.

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