Outlook Email Setup

Below are the email account settings for setting up an email account in Outlook.

You will need to go to Add a New account.

  • For older versions of Outlook this can be found under "Tools", then "Email Accounts"
  • For later versions of Outlook this can be found under "File", "Info", "Account Settings" and "Account Settings" again.

Setting up emails in Outlook 2010


Click on "New", then select "E-mail Account", then "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" then Next

Select "Internet Email", Next.

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User information:

Your Name: The name that helps identify this email accountb

Email: Full email address.

Server Information: 

(For a POP3 account, IMAP settings are below)

Account Type: POP3

Incoming mail server: mail.yourdomainname

Outgoing mail server: mail.yourdomainname

Logon Information


Password: As setup in cpanel / provided

Check: "Remember password"

Leave "Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" unchecked

Click on "More Settings" and go to:

  • Outgoing server
    • check: "My outgoing (SMTP) server requires authentication"
    • check: "use same settings as my incoming mail server"

Email outgoing server settings on Outlook

  • Advanced
    • Incoming server port number: 110
    • Uncheck: "This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)"
    • Outgoing server (SMTP) port number: 587 (should 587 not work, try 26)

Advanced email account settings for Outlook 2010

Once done, click on "OK".

It will take you back to the "Add new account" page where you can click on "Test account settings".  If all is correct, click on "Next", then "Finish". 

Congrats, setting up an POP3 email account in Outlook is complete.

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