This article provides information about which frequently used email services require you to turn on POP or IMAP access. If you are connecting to an account that is not mentioned here, make sure POP or IMAP access has been turned on BEFORE you try to connect.
GmailTo connect to your Gmail account from Outlook on the web, you need to turn on POP access in Gmail settings. You also need to specifically allow Outlook on the web to access your Gmail account.
In Gmail settings, turn on POP Access
- Sign in to your Gmail account.
Click the Settings icon and click Settings again from the list
At the top of the Settings page, click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
Under item 1 Status in the POP Download section, select one of the following two options:
- Enable POP for all mail (even mail that's already been downloaded)
Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on
Click Save Changes.