Updated: February 2019
Couple of days ago , we got the following question:
I found online several guides that explain how to setup GMail into Microsoft Outlook on Windows 7 and 10. None of them were targeted at MAC. I just bought a Macbook air with the High Sierra operating system installed, and need some configuration help for GMail for Outlook. Specifically i am looking for the pop or IMAP settings that I’ll need to use in order to connect to the GMail account from the MAC.
Thanks for the question. As many things in Apple land, setting up GMail is relatively a breeze. Read on for the complete details, details for MAC OSX versions prior to High Sierra are similar. The procedure is equally valid for Office 365, as well as the standard Office 2016 and 2019 packages.
Note: If this is the first time you are setting up email in your MAC, you’ll initially be prompted to select an email provider, be it Exchange, ICloud, Yahoo or GMail. After making your selection skip to step 5 below.
Kindly proceed as following:
Once you added Outlook you could make some basic configurations to personalize your account.
One of the first things i do when setting up an Outlook account is to personalize my outgoing email signature. Here’s a detailed walk through with the steps.
Annoyed from incoming email notifications, here’s a guide on how to disable desktop alerts on Windows and MAC.
Enjoy your MAC