Sunday, June 21, 2009

setup outlook express for gmail forwarding

the procedure as follows

in order to send and recieve emails via outlook express you must first enable pop service gmail settings.

To 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 Express

  1. Click the Tools menu, and select Accounts...
  2. Click Add, and then click Mail...
  3. Enter your name in the Display name: field, and click Next.
  4. in the Email Address field type you full gmail address (
  5. in the next select Pop3 in the drop down menu
  6. in the incoming mail server (pop3) field type
  7. in the outgoing mail server (smtp) field type
  8. click next
  9. type your full gmail address in the account name field
  10. type your password in the password filed (you used in gmail)
  11. click finish
  12. go to the accounts page again (tools > accounts)
  13. in the mail tab select the account you create and click properties
  14. in the Servers tab, check the box next to the My server requires authentication.
  15. go to the advanced tab
  16. Under Outgoing Mail (SMTP), check the box next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL).
  17. Enter 465 in the Outgoing mail (SMTP): field.
  18. Under Incoming mail (POP3), check the box next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL). The port will change to 995 automatically. (this is ok)
  19. Make sure you enter the correct information in each field.
  20. Click OK.

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

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