Outlook for Windows Configuration for Students, Alumni, Retirees


Instructions for how to access your Richmond Gmail account in Outlook on Windows using G Suite Sync. 

Using G Suite Sync to add your Richmond.edu gmail account will allow you to view your email and calendar items in outlook on your windows computer without having to configure your account for IMAP. 

Details / Instructions

  1. Download G Suite Sync for Outlook. Select the DOWNLOAD .EXE FILE (RECOMMENDED FOR USERS) link found on this page: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gssmo
  2. Open the googleappssyncsetup.exe file that downloads. 
  3. The sync tool will take a moment to download and install on the computer. Once finished, you will be prompted to sign in. Enter your Richmond.edu gmail address and click Continue.
  4. A browser window will open with a University sign page. Enter your NetID and network password and click Login.
  5. Select your Richmond.edu account to use with G Suite Sync.
  6. Click Allow for Microsoft Outlook to access the account.
  7. A setup window will open for G Suite Sync. Click Create Profile.
  8. A notification that the setup was complete will appear. Click Start Microsoft Outlook.
  9. Outlook will start to open and you will be prompted to select a profile to use. The gmail account profile will be listed as “your email address – G Suite”. Make sure that profile is selected and select OK.
  10. Your email will then start to sync to outlook.

See Also

About G Suite Sync for Microsoft Outlook



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