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Outlook 2016 Can't Connect To Imap Server
Outlook 2016 Cannot Connect To Imap Server?
Follow these troubleshooting instructions to solve the outlook 2016 cannot connect to IMAP server issue.
First, check if your device is connected to a stable network.
If not, connect your computer to a stable network and then try to link Outlook 2016 to the IMAP server.
If you face this issue with the Gmail account, check if the IMAP option is enabled on it.
Make sure that you have
configured the IMAP server settings
To solve this issue, first, enable the IMAP option if it is disabled.
Then, reconfigure the account settings and use App Password to log in.
Steps to enable the IMAP option on your Gmail account
Navigate to the Gmail account login wizard.
Enter your Gmail account credentials in the given fields.
Click the Sign-in button to fix the issue outlook 2016 cannot connect to IMAP server.
On your Gmail account web access page, click the Settings icon, followed by Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
Locate the Enable IMAP option and click the checkbox beside it.
Ensure to click the Save Changes button.
Now, launch the Outlook 2016 application.
Click File > Add Account > Manual setup or additional server types > Internet E-mail.
Choose the IMAP option from the Account Type drop-down menu.
Type imap.gmail.com in the Incoming mail server field and smtp.gmail.com in the Outgoing mail server text box.
Fill fields below the User Information and Logon Information section with correct data.
After that, click the More Settings button, followed by the Advanced tab.
Enter 993 in the Incoming port field and 465 in the outgoing port field.
Click the Save button.
To check if the IMAP server configuration is done correctly, click the Test Account Settings button.
Now, go to your Gmail account access page.
Click the profile icon, followed by the My Account option.
Scroll down the screen; click Sign-in & security.
Select the Connected apps and sites option.
Locate the Allow Less secure apps option and enable it by clicking the radio button beside it.
Click the Save Changes button.
Now, launch the Outlook 2016 application on your computer.
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