How To Configure Gmail In Outlook

How To Configure Gmail In Outlook

While using Microsoft SaaS tools, Outlook makes mailing easier through the software. Now, what if you have a google mail account and do not want to make a new one? Most of us run our errands using Gmail accounts. Well, our article will explain to you steps on how to configure Gmail in Outlook with pictures.

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Step-By-Step Guide on How to Configure Gmail in Outlook

It is not just that you can only use Outlook on the desktop. We have solutions for how to Configure Gmail in Outlook for Windows, Mac, Android, and iPhone as well.

So, let us see three of the methods of configuring Gmail in outlook one by one.

How to Configure Gmail in Outlook for Windows

Step 1: Open Outlook on your Windows PC.

Step 2: Go to File. You will be taken to a new screen.

Step 3: Click on Add Account on the Account Information screen.

Step 4: A new dialog box will appear. Enter your Gmail here. Click on Connect.

Step 5: On the next screen, you will be asked for the Google account password. Click on sign-in. If you have 2-step verification prescribed for Google sign-in, then you will be taken to another box for entering the G-code.

Step 6: For allowing access to Google account select Allow.

Step 7:Click on Done for finishing the Gmail configuration in Outlook.

How to Configure Gmail in Outlook for Mac (iOS)

Follow these steps for adding a Gmail account to a Mac device.

Step 1: Open Outlook. Visit Preferences and find Accounts.

Step 2: Click on the plus icon to add a new Gmail account in Outlook.

Step 3: In the pop-up box, enter the Gmail address and hit Continue.

Step 4: Fill in your account password. Click on Add Account.

Step 5: On the fresh dialog box for Set Up Your Email, choose to Continue.

Step 6: Sign-into Google part will be there. Click on it.

Step 7: Select your Google account and enter the password.

Step 8: On the permissions window, hit Allow.

Step 9: A new pop-up on top of the screen would come. Here, select Open Microsoft Outlook.

Step 10: Once done, choose Done and get done with configuring Gmail in Outlook for Mac.

How to Configure Gmail in Outlook for Android

You can install Microsoft Outlook App from Google Play Store and follow the instructions ahead.

Step 1: Get Started with Outlook.

Step 2: Tap on ADD ACCOUNT.

Step 3: On the new screen, find ADD GOOGLE ACCOUNT or simply fill up an email address on the text box given at the top.

Step 4: Choose from one of the accounts if you have chosen to add a google account.

Step 5: Give access by tapping on Allow on the next screen. Your email will be added in the latest Outlook version.

NOTE: You might be asked to add the same manually if the pre-logged-in version of your Google account is not working. Then you have go to Advanced Options ->Let me set up my account manually ->Google icon (Advanced Set up) -> Gmail address -> Connect -> Password -> Sign In.

How to Configure Gmail in iPhone

Step 1: Download Outlook for iOS from the iOS Store.

Step 2: On the Add Account screen, add your Gmail address. If you are adding another Gmail to your Outlook, then find Add Email Account.

Step 3: Give offline access permission to the app by choosing Allow.


In conclusion, all your Gmail accounts can be added to Outlook. Other types of emails can also be configured. You can have multiple Outlook accounts to manage your Google Drive and Mail accounts. Usually, the Google accounts with which you have signed in on your Windows and Microsoft gets added automatically on opening the Outlook app. You only have to permit it to collect information from the required fields.

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