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How to Forward Your Outlook Email to Gmail

Author: Mia Davis
by Mia Davis
Posted: Jul 18, 2019
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It is quite inconvenient to check different inboxes on a daily basis. What if you sign in to a particular email account and check all the emails? You can do this by forwarding your Outlook email to Gmail.

Steps for Forwarding Your Outlook Email to Gmail

  • Go to Microsoft Outlook.
  • Choose the File option.
  • Click on the Rules and Alerts option.
  • Choose the email Rules and New Rules option.
  • Choose the "Apply rule on messages I receive" option.
  • Click on the Next option.
  • Choose the "Forward it to people or distribution list" option.
  • Press on the Next option.
  • Type the email ID linked with the Gmail account at the end.
  • On that window, you will get the "To" option.
  • You will get this option in the Rule Address menu.
  • Start adding the exceptions in the other window.
  • After that, press on the Next option.
  • Enter a name for the rule.
  • Go through the "Turn on this rule" option.
  • Choose the Finish option.

Steps for Forwarding Gmail to Outlook

  • Sign in to the Gmail account.
  • Choose the cog symbol.
  • This symbol is located at the upper right-hand side.
  • Choose the Settings tab.
  • Choose the Forwarding option.
  • After that, choose the POP-IMAP option.
  • Choose the "Add a Forwarding Address" option.
  • This option is given on the upper side.
  • Type the email ID linked with the Outlook account.
  • Choose the Next option.
  • Choose the Filters and Blocked Addresses option.
  • Choose the "Create New Filter" option.
  • Go to the upper side of the display.
  • Type the email ID registered with the Gmail account.
  • Start adding a filter.
  • Choose the Create Filter option.
  • Choose the Forward It To option.
  • Choose the Create Filter option.

Steps for Sending and Receiving Your Outlook Email from Within Gmail

  • Sign in to Gmail.
  • Choose the cog symbol.
  • You will get this symbol at the upper right-hand side.
  • Click on the Settings tab.
  • Click on the Accounts option.
  • Click on the Import option.
  • Choose the Check mail option.
  • This option should be chosen from any other accounts.
  • Choose the Add a POP3 option.
  • Enter the email ID associated with Outlook.
  • Choose the Next Step option.
  • Type the email ID of Outlook once again.
  • Type the registered password with Outlook.
  • Go through all the boxes apart from Archive option.
  • Choose the Add Account option.
  • Go through the "Yes to I want to be able to see email as" option.
  • Type the name.
  • Press on the Next Step option.
  • Type your SMTP server information of the Outlook.
  • Choose the Add Account option.
  • Go through the Outlook email.
  • Type the Verification code.
  • Choose the Verify option.


Mia Davis is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for McAfee security products at

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