Instead of accessing your email accounts separately, you can easily access and manage all your email accounts from a single place only. For this, all you need to do is configure your email account on Outlook Express using IMAP/POP protocol. Once configured, you will not need to sign in again and again to check your emails. If you are using a Gmail account and wish to configure on your Outlook Express program, you can do so easily by following the steps mentioned below.
Steps to Access Gmail with Outlook Express Using POP
1.) Launch Outlook Express program on your computer and click on the Tools option.
2.) Under Tools’ menu, click on the Accounts option and select Add | Mail option.
3.) On the next window, enter your name under Display name field and click on the Next button.
4.) Next, you will need to enter your email address under E-mail address field and click on the Next button.
5.) Then on the next window, make sure that POP3 option is selected under My incoming mail server is _ server option.
6.) In the Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP, or HTTP) server, enter pop.gmail.com, and under Outgoing mail (SMTP) server, enter smtp.gmail.com. Click on the Next button.
7.) On the next window, enter your complete Gmail address under Account name and password in the Password field and click on the Next button. After that, click on the Finish button.
8.) Next, select the newly created pop.gmail.com account and click on the Properties button located on the right-hand side.
9.) Go to the Servers tab and make sure that you have selected the checkbox next to My server requires authentication under Outgoing Mail Server section.
10.) After that, select the Advanced tab and make sure the checkboxes next to “This server require a secure connection (SSL)” is selected under both Outgoing Mail (SMTP) and Incoming Mail (POP3). Then, enter 465 under Outgoing (SMTP) and 995 under Incoming mail (POP3).
11.) Finally, click OK and then Close to complete the process. Your Gmail account will get configured to Outlook Express with POP protocol.