You might want to add a Gmail account in Outlook for Office 365 if you use it for work or on your PC. Gmail is popular for both individuals and businesses, as it offers a consistent and reliable service that is compatible with most devices and apps. This popularity means that using Gmail in Outlook is also a popular setup, so adding your Gmail account to the Microsoft Mail app can come in handy to get it.
Gmail is one of the most popular free email providers in the world, and many people who have a Gmail account will eventually want to access that email on their PC or mobile phone. This flexibility, along with its also customizable web client, makes it a great solution for many situations.
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If you are trying to access Gmail on your desktop computer in the Outlook app, you can do so. Before you can launch Outlook and add the account, there are a few things you need to take care of in your Gmail and your Google account first.
1. Open Outlook.
2. Enter your Gmail address, then click Connect.
3. Enter your password and click Connect.
4. Click the Done button.
HINT: Note that there are several variables which can affect your ability to add Gmail to Outlook 365, such as your current Gmail settings and whether or not you already have an email account set up in Outlook. It’s entirely possible that your Gmail in Outlook setup won’t be working immediately after following those steps above. Microsoft 365 Outlook might not even be able to make the initial connection depending on your Gmail account settings.