Setting Up Outlook

Configure mail setttings

The steps for Outlook 2010, 2013, and 2016 for Windows are nearly identical.

  1. From the Start menu, open the Control Panel.
  2. In the Control Panel window, change the View by setting in the upper-right corner to Small icons.
  3. Click Mail (Microsoft Outlook 2016) in the Control Panel menu.Note: Mail or Mail (32-bit) might be the icon displayed for your Outlook version.
  4. In the Mail Setup dialog box, click Show Profiles.
  5. Click Add to create a profile to connect to the renamed email address.
  6. When prompted, enter a name for the new profile. We recommend that you use your new email address for the profile name to clearly identify it. Then, click OK.
  7. In the Add Account wizard, select Manual setup or additional server types, and then click Next.
  8. Select POP or IMAP, and then click Next.Note: In Outlook 2010, select Internet Email for this step.
  9. On the POP and IMAP Account Settings page, enter the following settings to connect to the renamed email address:
    • Your Name: The name that email recipients will see in the From field
    • Email Address: The new email address
    • Account Type: IMAP
    • Incoming mail server:
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
    • Username: The new email address
    • Password: Your email password
  10. Click the More Settings button in the lower-right corner, and then perform the following steps:
    1. On the Outgoing Server tab, select the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox, and then select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
    2. On the Advanced tab, change the value for Use the following type of encrypted connection: to SSL for both Incoming server (IMAP) and Outgoing Server (SMTP).
    3. Set the Incoming server(IMAP) value to port: 993.
    4. Set the Outgoing server(SMTP) value to port: 465.
    5. Click OK.
  11. On the POP and IMAP Account Settings page, click Next.
  12. On the Test Account Settings page, after both Log onto incoming mail server(IMAP) and Send test e-mail message show a status of Completed, click Close.
  13. On the profile list page, perform the following steps:
    1. Under When starting Microsoft Outlook, use this profile:, select Always use this profile.
    2. From the drop-down list, select the newly created profile.
    3. Click Apply, and then OK,
  14. Open Outlook.
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