Setup email account at Outlook

Before setup email account at Outlook, we should ready the email setting as below (you may get it from hosting provider): 

Setting Value Description
Email Type
Exchange, POP3 or IMAP?
Incoming Host
Your server name to receive email.
143 for non-SSL, 993 for SSL
Outgoing Host
Your server name to send email
25 or 587 for non-SSL, 465 for SSL. (depend on your hosting)
None, AUTH, StartTLS or SSL (depend on your hosting)
Normally username is your email address.
Your email password

Steps to setup email account

  1. Click “File” at menu bar, and click “Add Account” or “Account Setting”.
  2. Insert Your Name, Email and Password OR you can choose “Manual setup or additional server type”.
  3. Outlook will get configuration from your hosting and setup it automatic.
  4.  Tick “Change account setup”.
  5. Select “IMAP” as account type.
  6. Make sure insert particular correctly.
  7. Untick “Set up Outlook Mobile on my phone, too” if don’t want setup email account at mobile.
  8. Click “More Setting” button.
  9. Goto “Outgoing Server” tab and tick “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”.
  10. Select STARTTLS as type of encrypted connection and change Outgoing server (SMTP) port to 587. Then click OK.
  11. After that, click Finish button to save account setting.
  12. Outlook will test for login server and send out email.
  13. Email account was successful setup after tested.

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