Setup Outlook for Email

December 10, 2013     0 comments

To configure Outlook to connect to your account, please do the following:

(BTW: If the Internet Connection Wizardstarts up automatically, skip ahead to step four.)

  1. From Outlook's Tools menu, click Accounts.
  2. Click Add, and then click Mailto open the Internet Connection Wizard. On the Your Namepage of the wizard, type your name as you want it to appear to everyone who gets e-mail from you in the E-mail Address box, then click Next.
  3. Choose to use IMAP or POP3 (IMAP is recommended if you will be using this email account with multiple devices.)
  4. Enter the following on the E-mail Server Names page:
      Enter mail.example.com in the Incoming Mail Server (POP3/IMAP) field.
      Enter mail.example.com in the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) field.
  5. Click Next.
  6. On the Internet Mail Logon page, type your account name and password.
  7. Click Next, and then click Finish.

More Settings

  • Now to configure the ports and mail servers by clicking the "Properties" button.
  • It is recommended that you enable the Secure Connection for both the Incoming and Outgoing servers.
  • Once completed, click the Apply button.
  • Switch to the Servers tab.
  • Under Outgoing Mail Server, ensure that "My server requires authentication" is checked.
  • Click Apply then OK.
  • Click Close.


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