Setting up Microsoft Outlook

For the purposes of this article we will be setting up the account using the following details:

  • Email example@yourdomain.com
  • Password: of 1234567890

Please remember to substitute these details with your own credentials

Step 1

Open Outlook. If the Microsoft Outlook Start-up wizard appears, on the first page of the wizard, click Next. Then, on the E-mail Accounts page, click Next to set up an email account

If the Microsoft Outlook Start-up wizard doesn't appear, on the Outlook toolbar, click the File tab. Then, just above the Account Settings button, click Add Account.

Step 2

Click Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and then click Next.

On the Choose Service page, select Internet E-mail, and then click Next.

Provide the following information on the Internet E-mail Settings page.

Step 3

In the Your Name box, enter the name you want users to see when you send email from this account.

In the E-mail Address box, enter your email address.

mail@yourdomain.com

Step 4

Under Account Type, select IMAP or POP3. We recommend using IMAP because it supports more features.

In the Incoming mail server box, enter the IMAP or POP server name.

mail.yourdomain.com

In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, enter the SMTP server name. 

mail.yourdomain.com

Step 5

In the User Name box, enter your email address.

example@yourdomain.com

In the Password box, enter your password. 1234567890 

Make sure the check box next to Remember password is selected.  

Step 6

At the bottom of the page, click More Settings, and then fill in the Internet E-Mail Settings dialog box as follows

On the Outgoing Server tab, select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

Use Incoming Mail Server settings

Step 7 

On the Add New Account page, click Next. After Outlook tests your account, click Close to close the Test Account Settings dialog box.

On the Congratulations page, click Finish.

On the Account Settings page, click Close.