In order to set up your email in Outlook Express IMAP, you will need open Outlook. In accounts, enter your user name in the box above: "for example John Smith". Switch the incoming mail server to IMAP. Fill in your server and outgoing mail SMTP. Enter the account name and password. Then, you will need to toggle to your Gmail account. You will need to make sure that both sides matches. Once you have loaded all of the information from Gmail to Outlook, then close the windows and click OK. Then, you'll need to send a test email. Make sure that "preview pane" is not open.