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How to access Google Drive and Gmail directly on Outlook

by Hassan Mujtaba
access Gmail and Google Drive directly on Outlook

Now users want the multi-access from just a single platform. It’s an era where every person is busy and they want some product which lets them manage their matters easily. The perfect example is Outlook‘s recent feature. Now Outlook offers direct access to Gmail and Google Drive and people are loving this feature. Actually Outlook users are not aware of this feature. Maybe the authorities didn’t announce the latest amendment properly.

Recently the Twitter user named Florian B has revealed this hidden feature of Outlook. He has also shared some screenshots as guidance and proof. Twitter user discovered a prompt which allows Outlook users to link their Google Mail and calender with their accounts. Regrettably, Gmail integration is only available for those who are part of the testing group. Now people can easily manage their Google Drive and Gmail account under the roof of Outlook. This addition shows the Outlook developer’s Hardwork and dedication towards their users.

How to link Google account to Outlook.com:

It is very easy to find out this feature its allies in Outlook Menu. You just need to follow a couple of steps to spot and enable it. Here’s how to do it.

  1. Open Outlook on your PC or smartphone.
  2. Visit the Envelope icon present on the left-hand side. Once you clicked a dialog box will appear saying “Add your Google Mail and Calendar to Outlook and easily manage everything in one place.”

    access Gmail and Google Drive directly on Outlook

    Screenshot credit goes to Twitter user Florian B

  3. Click on the Try it option as shown in the below image.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to add your Google Account.
  5. Now you can use all of your Outlook Mails in your Gmail Inbox.

Under Development:

This feature is new so there is not much enhancement in it yet. The developers are still working to enhance integration. Hopefully, you will be able to link more than one Gmail account with Outlook Account in the future. Here, we want to tell you also that you can check drive documents and calendar entries too just on Outlook. Are you wondering why we didn’t discuss the Google Drive Integration to Outlook? Well, it’s not a big deal you can quickly view all of your drive files from Outlook. Attach any Drive file on your Outlook Account but the file size is condition.

Conclusion:

In case if any of Outlook user is unable to find out both option than wait for it. This feature is dispatched to a limited number of users currently. Check the future update when it will be released globally. Hopefully, you will get it soon. So, viewers, that’s what Outlook’s new link feature is all about. If you find this information useful please share this article with your friends and colleagues. In Case if you want any help after the global release of a feature, you can freely ask us. Post problem in the below comment box. For general assistance, visit our Contact Us page.

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