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Prepare your Gmail or G Suite account for connecting to Outlook and Office 365

This article describes the process for connecting your Gmail or G Suite account to Outlook and Office 365.

Gmail Accounts

Before you can add a Gmail account to Outlook, you'll need to Enable Gmail to be connected to Office 365 and then Import Gmail to Outlook. The most common reason Outlook will fail to add a Gmail account is a missing or incorrect app password.

To use an app password with Gmail, you have to first turn on 2-step verification, and then obtain the app password. Once you have an app password you can use that in combination with your username to connect to Gmail.


Keywords:gmail, gsuite, office, o365   Doc ID:71467
Owner:Bob C.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2017-03-07 13:33 CDTUpdated:2017-04-28 10:19 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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