As Microsoft plans to replace the current UWP-based Mail and Calendar app with the latest classic Outlook, which is based on a web app, the app will offer a better user interface. Anyone who wants to try it can activate Outlook by launching the Mail app. You will find a toggle in the upper-right corner labeled “Try New Outlook” to enable the new Outlook app.

This option should be viable for the next generation of users, as it has a more modern design. The company is developing One Outlook, or Project Monarch, for Windows 11 and 10. Unlike the full-fledged desktop client, it is built on top of (the web interface). This means that the New Outlook app is a PWA (Progressive Web app) focusing on optimizing performance, which gives a better experience for lower-end PCs.

The New Outlook app is already available on Windows Insider Preview, and in the future, it will be available on Windows 11. We are here to help you add your Gmail account to the new Outlook app on Windows 11. Keeping Outlook compatible with all major email service providers, let us look at how you can add your email client to your Windows 11 without further ado.

How to Add Your Gmail Account to the Outlook Email Client

Now you can add a Gmail account to your Outlook app. Here is a simple guide.

  • Launch the New Outlook app on Windows 11.
  • Click on Settings (the gear icon in the upper-right corner).
  • Click on Accounts and then Email Accounts.
  • Click on the Add Account option.
  • Enter your Gmail account and click on the Continue button.
  • It will then ask you to sync your Gmail account. Click on the Continue button.
  • Enter your password and continue with the on-screen instructions to sign in.
  • Click on the Allow button to let Outlook access your Gmail account.
  • That is it!

Once you have added your Gmail account to Outlook, you will have access to your Gmail account, and your Google Calendar and contacts will be synced.

How to Add Multiple Emails to Outlook

You can add multiple emails to Outlook, including Outlook, Gmail, and Yahoo accounts.

Add Gmail to your Outlook app on Windows 11.
  • Launch Outlook and click on Settings in the upper-right corner.
  • Click on Accounts and then Email Accounts.
  • Click on the Add Account option.
  • Confirm your email account with, Gmail, Yahoo, or iCloud.
  • Click the Continue button and then continue with the on-screen instructions to add the account.

Once you have finished the steps, the account will be added to your Outlook app. To add another account, whether it is Outlook, Gmail, or Yahoo, follow the same steps to add the email address.

Add Gmail to Outlook on Android.

If you are using Outlook on Android, here is a guide on adding your Gmail account to Outlook on Android and iPhone.

  • Open Outlook and tap on “Get Started.”
  • Then tap “Add Google Account” and confirm by tapping “OK.”
  • Next, tap on “Allow” and then tap on “Add Account.”
  • Now, enter your Gmail address and password.
  • Tap on “Sign In” and then confirm your action by tapping on “Allow.”
  • That is it!

To get the best performance, enable offline access at the additional prompt that may appear.

New Outlook for Windows 11

It’s a new email client app for Windows designed to offer an efficient, rich design and many new features. Millions of users have been using Outlook for over two decades, and to ensure its continuity, the company has completely revamped the desktop Outlook experience for the better. This includes several redesigned toolbars for additional controls on top of the web user interface.

The app is free on Windows and mobile devices for personal use. To get the most out of it, you do need to purchase an Office 365 subscription for additional features. This app is not the same as the Outlook that comes with Microsoft 365; this is a redesigned Outlook for Windows that recently added Gmail account support. Anyone can join the preview using the latest Classic Outlook.

You can also download it from the Microsoft Store, and it supports a few Gmail accounts, including Outlook, Gmail, and Yahoo. Microsoft confirmed they are working on adding iCloud and IMAP support in a future update. With this, you can add multiple email accounts to manage your personal, school, or work accounts. This new interface is also modern and matches the design of Windows 11, following Windows 3.