outlook express how do i get gmail

  nonowtatall 09 Mar 12
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i have tried for hours to get my outlook express to do my gmail and it wont recognise it i followed all the instructions but to no avail is there something i am doing wrong i have no other mail on outlook and would like to use it as gmail is hopeless trying to save photos and other things it is a clutter

  onthelimit1 09 Mar 12

Run through this guide to make sure you're doing it correctly.

  onthelimit1 09 Mar 12

P.S. - make sure you do the first bit (modifying your gmail acct) first.

  nonowtatall 11 Mar 12

tried all that and still it wont work as I am with talktalk I am going to make a new mail address and load that in first as they are my provider then put gmail on wish me luck

  lotvic 11 Mar 12

I checked my settings and they are same as onthelimit1's link (using Outlook Express and I'm with Talktalk) and mine works perfectly.

  Terry Brown 11 Mar 12

In 'General' put your fulf email address-- You can change it after by using properties.

In 'Servers' use pop.gmail and smtp.gmail-- Click my server requires authorisation (pop3 does not work)

In ' Connection' - If you are using an always on connection, tick box and apply

In 'Security' leave alone

In Advanced. SMTP= 25 POP=995- Tick top 2 boxes.

Be sure to enable pop in Google mail.

Terry

  lotvic 11 Mar 12

Terry Brown most of that's not right, No offence meant but where did you get those silly settings from? as I said in my post my settings are as per onthelimit1's link and I'm using POP3

  Woolwell 11 Mar 12

I use gmail and I do not recognise Terry Brown's settings. There's some missing ".com"s and I don't have those advanced settings either.

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