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December 10, 2017


Setup email in Outlook 2010, 2013 & 2016

This tutorial will show you how to setup your email account using Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2013 or 2016

First of all load up Outlook 2010, 2013 or 2016.

Step Two
On the File menu, click Account Settings / Add Account.

Step Three
You will be presented with a window, if you click on New.

Step Four / Five
In the Auto Account Setup dialog box, click to select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box, and then click Next.

Step Six
Click on POP or IMAP (Internet E-Mail), and then click Next

Step Seven / Eight
Fill out the required settings as following:

Your Name: Your name exactly as you want it to appear to recipients when they receive email from you
Email Address: Your Email Address

Account Type: POP
Incoming mail server: (replace this with your own domain name)
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): (replace this with your own domain name)

Username: Your Email Address
Password: Your Email Account Password

Ensure that ‘Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) remains unchecked. This is important as you may experience difficulty sending email with this enabled.

Step Nine / Ten
Click “Outgoing Server” tab at the top and then tick the box labelled “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”

Step Eleven / Twelve
Click “Advanced” tab at the top and in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) box, number 25* should be there, but if you change this to 587. Also Ensure that ‘This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) is unchecked and the ‘Use the following type of encrypted connection:’ option should be set to None. Click on “OK” to close this window and click on “Next”.
*Some ISPs block port 25 for the sending of email via SMTP. AOL and Orange are known to be amongst such ISPs, though there are also others. Setting SMTP to port 587 instead of port 25 will allow you to send mail.

Click on “Finish” and you should be able to send and receive emails using Outlook.

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