At previous post I have explain about how to set new mailbox using gmail IMAP on microsoft office outlook. For some reason I love to download all my email from gmail and I only want to read it offline. I think POP account is the answer for that purpose.
I set new mailbox based on gmail POP on microsoft office outlook and want to share the steps how to accomplish that task.
Login to gmail account
Click link Settings near email address and click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
Gmail POP settings
Choose “Enable POP for all mail (even mail that’s already downloaded)”
Choose “delete Gmail’s copy” on section 2 (when messages are accessed with POP)
Configure Microsoft Office Outlook POP settings
Open Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and click Tools -> Options
Click Mail Setup tab and click E-mail Accounts.
Click New under E-mail Accounts
Choose “Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP”
Auto Account Setup
Choose “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” and click Next.
Choose E-mail Service
Connect to your POP, IMAP, or HTTP server to send and receive e-mail messages.
Internet E-mail Settings
Enter these information :
- User Information : enter your real name and your gmail email address.
- Server Information :
- Login information : enter full gmail email address at user name and your gmail email password on Password.
Account type : POP3
Incoming mail server : pop.gmail.com
Outgoing mail server (SMTP) : smtp.gmail.com
Click More Settings button.
In General tab, let it as is. You can type the name that you want for identify the account.
Click “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”
Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
Let it as is.
Set Incoming server (IMAP) port to 993
Choose SSL as IMAP type of encrypted connection.
Set Outgoing server (SMTP) port to 587
Choose TLS as SMTP type of encrypted connection.
Set server timeouts to 5 minutes by drag it.
Test account settings by click the button as seen on the picture.
If everything fine you’ll see status of two task : completed
If you don’t see something might be wrong, recheck and recheck.
Click Close button will bring you to this display.
New email account with Type POP/SMTP will be added.
Your gmail POP account successfully setup and ready to use.
See you in other post and stay health!