How to synchronize Outlook or Yahoo Mail with Gmail thanks to Gmailify

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Google's Gmailify allows you to synchronize Outlook and Yahoo Mail with your usual Gmail inbox.

Using the feature Gmailify on the Gmail desktop or mobile app, you will essentially connect your Outlook or Yahoo account to your Gmail account.

Get Gmailify

By synchronizing Outlook with Gmail using Gmailify, you can take advantage of the following features.

  • The power of Gmail's spam protection
  • Organization of e-mail
  • Automatic sorting in labels (such as Social, Updates, Promotions)
  • Better and faster search capabilities
  • Travel-related emails will automatically appear in your Google Calendar
  • One simple interface for all your email accounts
  • Better mobile mail notification

Svantaggi Gmailify

  • You will notice a delay in the new email received on Gmail. You will face problems with essential emails like OTP or temporary codes if you use Outlook mail to receive them.
  • It is difficult to keep track of which email is from Gmail and which from Outlook.
  • It is not possible to synchronize more than one Outlook account with Gmailify. You will need to unlink the old account and then add a new one.

Gmailify: Synchronize Outlook or Yahoo Mail accounts with Gmail

Now we will explain how to configure Gmailify to receive mail from your Outlook or Gmail accounts.



To the desktop

  • Go to Gmail website from your computer.
  • Toccata Settings in the upper right corner and go to See all settings.
  • Go to the tab Account and import.
  • Scroll up to Check mail from other accounts.
  • Select Add a mail account. Add your Outlook or Yahoo Mail ID and password and you will see your Outlook or Yahoo Mail account linked to Gmail.
  • Within minutes, your Outlook or Yahoo emails will appear in your Gmail inbox.

From the Gmail app on smartphones and tablets

Follow the steps below to sync Outlook or Yahoo Mail with Gmail on mobile.



  • Open the Gmail app on your iPhone or Android.
  • Tap the hamburger menu at the top and select Settings e Add account.
  • When you select Outlook o Yahoo, the app will ask you to try the service Gmailify.
  • Add your Outlook or Yahoo Mail address and password.
  • Within minutes, your Outlook or Yahoo emails will appear in your Gmail inbox.

Disconnect your Outlook or Yahoo Mail account from Gmail

At any time, you can disconnect Outlook or Yahoo from Gmail and switch back to using Outlook Web or Yahoo Mail to manage your inbox.


To the desktop

  • Go to Gmail website from your computer.
  • Toccata Settings in the upper right corner and go to See all settings.
  • Go to the tab Account and import.
  • Scroll up to Check mail from other accounts.
  • Here you will see your added Outlook or Yahoo account. Select Disconnect per remove the account from the Gmailify service.

From the Gmail app on smartphones and tablets

  • Open the Gmail app on your iPhone or Android.
  • Select the hamburger menu and go up Settings.
  • Go to Email Inbox. Scroll down until you find Gmailify.
  • Here you will see your added Outlook or Yahoo account. Select Disconnect per remove the account from the Gmailify service.
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