Configuring Outlook 2007 for POP

Configuring Outlook 2007 for POP


To configure Outlook 2007 for your Gmail address:

1.�Enable POP�in your email account. Don't forget to click�Save Changes�when you're done.
2. Open Outlook.
3. Click the�Tools�menu, and select�Account Settings...
4. On the�E-mail�tab, click�New...
5. If you are prompted to�Choose E-mail Service, select�Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, and click�Next.

6. Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information:

Your Name:�Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the From: field of outgoing messages.
Email Address:�Enter your full Gmail email address (
Password:�Enter your email password.

Manually configure server settings or additional server types:�Check this box now.

7. Click�Next.
8. Select�Internet E-mail�and click�Next.
9. Verify your�User Information, and enter the following additional information:

Server Information
Account Type:�POP3
Incoming mail server:�
Outgoing mail server (SMTP):�

Logon Information
User Name:�Enter your Gmail username (including
Password:�Enter your email password.
Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA):�Leave this option unchecked.

10. Click the�More Settings...�button, and select the�Outgoing Server�tab.
11. Check the box next to�My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication�and select�Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
12. Click the�Advanced�tab, and check the box next to�This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)�under�Incoming Server (POP3).
13. 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:.
14. Click�OK.
15. Click�Test Account Settings...�After receiving 'Congratulations! All tests completed successfully', click�Close.
16. Click�Next, and then click�Finish.

Congratulations! You're done configuring your client to send and retrieve Gmail messages.