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How to Setup Google Mail (GMail) in Office 2016?

Google mail is one of the world most popular mail providers. With an easy to use Web Interface and 15gb of free storage it almost beats all its competition. If you’re not experience with Office and setting up mail accounts in Microsoft Outlook then we will help you set up Google Mail in this guide. Let’s begin with How to Setup Google Mail (GMail) in Office 2016 shall we?

How to Setup Google Mail (GMail) in Office 2016?

1. Begin by starting Microsoft Outlook

2. Click on the File tab and then choose Add Account




3. Start by typing in your name, email address and password twice. 

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Add Google Mail Outlook


4. Then click the Next button. Outlook will now try to detect the automatic settings for Google Mail, in 99.9% of the cases this should only take a couple of seconds and should always work.

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5. Once it’s successfully set-up click on Finish and you’re done.


We hope this guide helped you to set-up Google Mail in Outlook 2016. If you need more help than feel free to visit our forums where we will help you personally for free. Thanks for reading.

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