Add an IMAP Google connection to Microsoft Outlook 2010

Click for outgoing authentication

First, click the Outgoing Server tab and click the checkbox for "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" and click the radio button for "Use the same settings as my incoming mail server."

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