Checking Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, GMail and others in Outlook, no POP3/IMAP required

I know most companies don’t allow POP3 or IMAP access to/from Internet on the corporate network. So how do you check your personal emails at office? Most friends I know they check their emails in Internet Browser.

If you are THAT person, here is a cool tip for you. Add a Outlook folder and set the website address. It looks like this:

image Interested more. Follow the steps below setup the folder that shows mails in web form.

  1. Create a Outlook folder anywhere you like on your Mailbox. Make sure name the folder accordingly like “Yahoo! Mail”
  2. Right click on the folder you created and select Properties
  3. Click “Home Page” tab
  4. Type the Email logon page or email page. e.g., http://mail.live.com, http://www.gmail.com
  5. Make sure “Show home page by default for this folder” check box is selected. If it is grayed out, click Apply button after you typing the web page address and then check box will be enabled.

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6. Click OK and click on the folder.

You have to type the username and password. If you have option to save the username/password option, choose it.

 

Enjoy. smile_wink

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