Windows 10: How to connect gmail to outlook in windows 10?

  1.    10 Aug 2015 #1

    How to connect gmail to outlook in windows 10?

    I have been working for hours to try and figure out how to link my gmail account to outlook in windows 10, everything looks correct, username, password, 2 step verification turned off on gmails end, pop mail enabled on gmails end and yet all I get time after time is incorrect login and password identification.

    Even weirder, is on on occasion it will actually connect the gmail account to outlook in windows 10 but I can only send messages from gmail and not receive.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. maxknux's Avatar
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       10 Aug 2015 #2

    Which version of Outlook are you talking about?
    Office - Outlook 2013
    App - Mail Store App

    Also why did you turn off 2 step verification and have POP protocol enabled.

    I have 2 step verification enabled and POP3 disabled while IMAP is enabled. For the Office outlook, you just make an app password in the security tab of your Google Account.
    Get started with IMAP and POP3 - Gmail Help

    For the Mail store app, you input your login stuff and it will automatically prompt you for the 2 factor code then it will tell you to accept permissions for windows to access your Google account. Bam you set.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    10 Aug 2015 #3

    thanks for the reply but Huh?

    I thought this was a windows 10 forum, I am talking about that was released with windows 10 on July 31st.

    It will only accept pop3 email accounts, does not require an app password and so on and so on.

    I asks me to turn off 2 step verification, select pop3, etc, which I did, every time it refuses to accept my login and password, along with the edge browser not supporting extensions such as ad blockers and password remembers like last pass, windows 10 as a whole is useless, quite sad.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4. maxknux's Avatar
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       10 Aug 2015 #4 was not released with windows 10 was released on 18 February 2013 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Windows 10 released the Outlook store app. Are you talking about the app that came with the OS or the website?
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  5.    10 Aug 2015 #5

    ok, my mistake, thought was a new app with windows 10, guess not.

    I guess I am talking about the website, not sure what the app is, anyways, it appears I can only forward my gmail there and then send from outlook, which is now working the way, still not sure if is receiving new gmail mails, if it is, there appears to be a huge lag between the two. out of windows 10 just won't allow two way pop3 mail.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6. maxknux's Avatar
    Posts : 9
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       10 Aug 2015 #6

    well, you could set your email like that but I mostly use clients from apps or desktop Outlook 2013. I usually find the web clients for mail disappointing and not looking good.

    You could try out the brand new Outlook Store App.
    Your request appears to be from an automated process

    And add your mail accounts, and try that.

    I agree edge is lacking features but I install Firefox and Chrome. I been mostly using edge to test it as my main browser. So far it is good but I really don't like it is not optimized for touch, full screen mode does not exist. I knew extension are coming in the fall but why not full screen mode.

    Otherwise Windows 10 has been good.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  7.    10 Aug 2015 #7

    gave up on, brought up the newish mail app in windows 10 and was able to connect to my gmail account right away.

    Is there a way to turn off the reading pane in the mail app?

      My ComputerSystem Spec


Related Threads
Since upgrading to Windows 10 I cannot send email from Outlook 2013. Mail stays in the Outbox, and I get: Error 0x800CCC13 Cannot connect to the network I've run ScanPST and fixed some errors Tried starting Outlook in Safe Mode (Run | Outlook...
gmail in Browsers and Email
I've up-graded to win 10, kept IE 11 and my gmail account. Every time I click on the gmail icon I have to sign in. Didn't have to sign every time before on win 8.1. Is there a fix for this? Ray
I have 2 accounts set up to the mail/calendar app. My email (outlook) and my wife (gmail) and I can get/send emails but my wife gmail doesn't work. Anyone know of a workaround?
Hi, Another day with Windows 10 and another new problem lol. Using Outlook 2013 or 2016 in Windows 10 I have found it is not possible to send e-mails from an account. I have tried using ActiveSync and SMTP which do authenticate...
Solved Gmail in Browsers and Email
Has anyone got Gmail to work in Mail ? My other accounts work and I get my emails in OK but I've tried setting it as POP and IMAP but to start with it told me that it wasn't available, via a line along the top. Thought I'd try here before...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:50.
Find Us