How to connect Hotmail and Gmail accounts to Outlook 2013

With Microsoft Office 2013 there is no need to install the Outlook Connector to set up a Hotmail or Gmail account with Outlook.

1. Open Outlook, click File. Info tab, and click Add Account.

2. In the Outo Account Set up Window Enter your name, Hotmail or Gmail dot com account, the password belonging to the email address, and click on next.

3. If you have configured everything properly you should see all 3 green check marks. click finish.

4. Now close and re-start Outlook 2013 then click on Send and Receive and you are Done.

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