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How to set up Outlook Express

Setup Outlook Express with Gmail - This tutorial will teach you how to setup your Gmail email account with Outlook Express. How to configure Gmail in Outlook Express.

Microsoft Outlook is a part of Microsoft Office, if you don't have it then you should install it or use free alternatives like Mozilla Thunderbird.


These email settings are also available for other devices like PC, Mac, Iphone, etc. Just choose your option in our menu.


How to configure Gmail in Outlook Express

Open Outlook Express

If this is the first time you open Outlook Express, a window will immediately pop up asking you to setup your email account. Click yes and proceed. Now you will only need to read this tutorial fromhere *

If this is not the first time you open Outlook Express, no setup window will pop up.
To setup a new email account just click on Tools and select Accounts like in the following picture:

A new window will open displaying your Internet Accounts
Click on Add and chose Mail

* The Internet Conexion Wizard window will pop up


You will need to enable POP in Gmail:
1 - Log in to Gmail
2 - Click on the Configuration button at the top of the page
3 - Select Settings
4 - Select Forwarding and POP/IMAP
5 - Enable POP and select what you wish to occur wen accessing POP emails.


Now imagine this is you:

Your name: Peter Smith

Your email: petersmith@gmail.com


Insert your data as the following picture:

But you haven't finished yet!
Click on Finish and you will go back to Internet Accounts.
Now select your new email account and click on Properties.
Insert your data as the following picture:
Click Finish and you're donne.
Set up your email on other devices: