- The ability to access items even when offline
- This includes emails, sent items, calendar items, tasks etc.
- Never losing an email due to an interrupted connection or web page glitch
- The unlimited amount of storage for email archiving and tracking
3 Requirements to Configure Gmail in Outlook
Configuring an email account within Outlook has become a fairly simple process. By entering the email address and credentials, Outlook can connect to the email account and automatically apply the correct settings in most cases. Gmail is one of the exceptions to this and the settings that need to be configured first are listed below. NOTE: It is best to configure these 3 settings before trying to configure Outlook for a Gmail address because if these settings are not correct the authentication will fail without giving a reason for the failure.