Gmail in Outlook stopped working

Q – I have recently added my Gmail account in Outlook application but it is not working. I need to fix this issue so that I can access my Gmail emails into Outlook. Can anyone provide me the solution to this problem?

Rafiki

I read your query but can you please explain which error you are getting so that I can understand your problem and provide you solutions?
Yaroslav

I got this error, I am providing the image below.

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Jacinta

This issue occurs when IMAP is disabled in Gmail account. You need to enable IMAP.
Adam

To enable IMAP Follow the given steps –

  • Open Gmail account
  • In the top right, click on the small gear icon
  • Click Settings
  • Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab
  • In the IMAP Access section, select enable IMAP
  • Click Ok to save the changes

After that create an app password.

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Dominik

Can you please tell what are the steps for app password creation?
Ezra

To do this, follow the given steps –

  • Open your Gmail account
  • Click on your profile picture
  • Click on my account
  • Go to Sign in and Security and find out App Passwords
  • Enter Gmail account password and hit Generate now button
  • You will find a password and you need to use a 16-digit password in Outlook
Nolan

Try connecting Gmail to Outlook. For this, follow the steps –

  • Open your Outlook
  • Go to File and click on Add account
  • Select Manual setup or additional server types
  • Select POP or IMAP
  • Provide username and password
  • Go to Outgoing Server and tick on My Outgoing Server (SMTP)
  • Go to Advanced settings and set Incoming and Outgoing server
  • Test Account Settings

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