HOW TO: Configure an email account in Outlook 2007/2010/2013


Outlook 2013 -> Click "File" tab > In the Info category, select Account Settings > Account Settings in the dropdown > On the Email tab, select New.
Outlook 2010 -> Click "File" tab > click "Add Account"
Outlook 2007 -> Click "Tools" menu and select "Account Settings" > click "Add account"

2. Select "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" and click next

3. Select "Internet E-mail"

4. Input information:
Your Name: Input whatever name you want this email account to display as
E-mail address: Input your complete address e.g.
Account Type: POP3 / IMAP. Both type are available. We recommend using IMAP if you will be connecting to the email account from multiple devices.
Incoming mail server:
Outgoing mail server:
User Name: Input your complete email address e.g.
Password: Input your account password

5. Click "More settings..."

6. Click "Outgoing server" tab and check the box for "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication"

7. Click "Advanced" tab
Select SSL in the encrypted connection dropdown for both incoming and outgoing.
Ports for SSL are:
995 -> POP
993 -> IMAP
465 -> SMTP

8. Click OK and click Next on the "Internet E-mail settings" window. A test will run and if everything is configured correctly it will complete without errors.

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