Outlook is personal information management and Email service provider developed by a Microsoft. In Outlook we can also set reminders. To know more about Outlook in detail, click on Outlook support.
While using Outlook we can also setup our personal Email accounts in Outlook like Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.
This article will summarize the procedure to add a Gmail and Yahoo account to an Outlook.
Adding Gmail to Outlook- Before adding a Gmail account to Outlook, a user needs to generate an App password from Gmail website. It is a one-time password that a user should use in place of regular Gmail password. After generating App password a user can add Gmail account to Outlook.
· App password from Gmail website- Go to Gmail from the browser and select my account. Click on sign in & security and select signing into Google from the list. Under password and sign-in method click on step verification. After step verification, click on App password and enter or account password to sign in. At the bottom of the screen, from drop down list, select Mail and windows computer and click on generate. After doing this App password will appear on your screen.
· Adding Gmail to Outlook- To add Gmail account open Outlook and click on File and select Add account. Enter your Email address and App password and click on connect. Select Finish to start Outlook. You have added your Gmail account to Outlook.
Adding Yahoo to Outlook- Adding a Yahoo account is very much similar to Gmail account. The first basic step in adding a Yahoo account is the generation of App password.
To generate App password, go to Yahoo from the browser and click on Account info and select Account security from the list. After this click on manage App password and select Outlook from the drop down list and click on Generate. App password will appear on the screen.
· Adding Yahoo to Outlook- To add Yahoo account To Outlook, open Outlook and click on file and select Add account. Enter your Email address and App password we have generated from Yahoo browser and click on Connect. Tap on the finish to complete the setup and start Outlook. You have added your Yahoo account to Outlook.
For any help regarding Outlook, click on Outlook customer support.