[Solved] How To Configure Gmail in Outlook

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few days back faced strange problem while configuring gmail id in outlook, i was unable to login to server.
searched on google but found no solution, but found the clue,
which i am going to share with you in simple 4 steps
1. open your gmail inbox and click on settings icon and click on settings as shown in image below:

How To Configure Gmail in Outlook

2. settings page should open, click on forwarding pop/imap , and enable you desired protocol you want to use in outlook, and save settings. see image below

3. now go to your google account setting by click this link https://accounts.google.com/b/0/ManageAccount
and then change account permissions and enable access for less secure apps, as shown in image below

How To Configure Gmail in Outlook

4. on next page you will see option to disable and enable permission, , select enable and click done,
as shown in image below

How To Configure Gmail in Outlook

thats it, now you will be able to configure gmail account in outlook without any special settings,

Mutahhar Bashir

Passionate blogger, have excellent problem solving skills, quick learner, love to accomplish difficult tasks, improving my skills while helping others through this blog.

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