How to Setup Email on Outlook 2010 Print

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This guide will show step-by-step instructions for setting up E-mail on Outlook 2010 for Windows. While it can be used for other versions of Outlook, some screens and steps might vary.

If outlook first time setup, Clikc Next  and skip option 1,2,3 and start from option 4.

Adding a new account:

  1. Select the 'File' menu
  2. Select Info
  3. Click the Add Account button

Adding new account

4. Choose Manually configure server settings
Manually Configure

5. Click Next
6. Choose Internet E-Mail

Intent Email

7. Click Next

Account Settings

 Account Setting

  1. Enter your name as you want it to appear on your outbound email messages
  2. Enter your full email address
  3. Enter your full email address also as the User Name
  4. Enter your email password
  5. Your mail server is, eg (where is your own domain name)
  6. The Outgoing Mail Server is the same as your incoming mail server

More Settings

  1. Click the More Settings button

 More Setting

  1. Click the Outgoing Server tab 

Outgoing Server

  1. Check the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" checkbox
  2. Check "use the same settings as your incoming mail server"
  1. Click the Advanced tab
Advance Tab
  1. If you are using POP3 with SSL, click the checkbox and enter 995 as your port. Otherwise leave the default port at 110
  2. If you are using POP3, you may choose when messages are removed from the server
  3. If you are using IMAP with SSL, click the checkbox and enter 993 as your port. Otherwise leave the default port at 143
  4. If you are using SMTP with SSL, click the checkbox and enter 465 as your port. Otherwise change the non-default port to 26
  5. Click the OK button

Testing Settings

  1. While on the E-mail Accounts screen, click the Test Account Settings button

Testing Setting
2. This will both check your settings and send a test email to yourself to confirm that everything is working. If you receive any errors, please check your configuration
3. Click the Close button on the Test Account Settings window

4. Click Next on the E-mail Accounts window

5. Click the Finish button

Outlook 2010 is now correctly configured to send and receive emails


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