POP is the short form for Post Office Protocol. The POP will retrieve an email from a mail server. The POP protocol is used in most of the mail servers. The two types of Windows 8 Outlook Setup Pop Account are:
Step : 1 POP2, the POP2 requires SMTP to send messages.
Step : 2 POP3, using SMTP is considered optional.
Step : 1 Follow the steps to set up POP account on Outlook for Windows 8
Step : 2 Launch your Windows 8 computer.
Step : 3 Open Outlook. Log in to your Microsoft Outlook account.
Step : 4 You can sign up for your Outlook account if you do not have one already.
Step : 5 Once your Outlook opens, on the top right corner of the screen, locate the settings icon.
Step : 6 Click on the settings icon.
Step : 7 A drop-down menu appears, locate Options.
Step : 8 Click on Your email Accounts.
Step : 9 A new window appears showing you different fields to enter information.
Step : 10 You will find two options under Add Email Account:
Step : 11 Using these steps that windows 8 outlook setup pop account.
Add a send-only account
Add a send-and-receive account
Step : 1 Click on the Add a send-and-receive account option.
Step : 2 You will be redirected to a new window asking you to enter the Name, Email address, and Password
Step : 3 Click the Advanced option below the password field.
Step : 4 The page will expand showing you the POP settings and the SMTP settings.
Step : 5 Under POP settings, enter the following information,
Server address: pop.gmail.com (example)
Port number: 995
Step : 1 Click the checkbox for SSL (Secure Connection)
Step : 2 Under the SMTP settings, enter the following information,
Server address: smtp.gmail.com.
Port number: 587.
Click the checkbox for TLS/SSL.
By using these steps we can execute that windows 8 outlook setup pop account.
Step : 1 Click Next, the Outlook will now save changes.
Step : 2 To make sure POP is enabled in Gmail as well, open your Gmail account and select settings.
Step : 3 Click the option Forwarding and POP/IMAP and enable the option POP and forwarding.
Step : 4 After you save changes, the configuration is complete for Gmail.
Step : 5 A new window will now open, asking the location to save receiving messages.
Step : 6 Select Outlook Inbox and click Save.
Step : 7 The Outlook will now show a message stating that gmail.com has been added.
Step : 8 Follow the above step by step instructions on windows 8 outlook setup pop account.