Outlook 2016 Email Set Up

How to set up an email account on Outlook 2016

Step by step instructions on how to add an POP (or IMAP) email account to Outlook 2016 after the new pop-up update.

Before starting make sure that you have the following information:
  1. The email address to add
  2. Username (usually is also the email address)
  3. Password (it is case sensitive!)
  4. Incoming mail server (mail.yourdomain.com or specified by us)
  5. Outgoing mail server (mail.yourdomain.com or specified by us)
  6. Incoming mail PORT (for POP use 995 with SSL for IMAP with SSL use 993)
  7. Outgoing mail PORT (for SSL connections 465 or 587)

To add an POP3 or IMAP account to Outlook 2016, follow these simple steps:

1. Open Outlook and on the top left corner click on FILE

Add POP / IMAP Acccount step 1

2. On the Info section select Account Settings -> Account Settings

POP IMAP step 2

3. On the Account Settings window, click on New

IMAP / POP step 3

4. Enter your email address and click on Advanced Options (check: Let me setup my account manually)

IMAP / POP step 4

5. Select either POP or IMAP (in this example we selected IMAP)
IMAP / POP step 5
6. Fill the fields with the proper information
  • Incoming mail server: usually mail.yourdomain.com 
  • Incoming mail PORT (995 POP3 ,993 IMAP when using SSL or without SSL 143 for IMAP and 110 for POP3).
  • Outgoing mail server: usually mail.yourdomain.com or one of our server options (if we have provided it to you - you can also find out alternate options here)
  • Outgoing mail PORT: usually 465 for secure connections with SSL or 587. You can also try the outgoing port as 25 with no SSL

Do not select the option that says "Require logon using SPA".

IMAP POP step 6

7. Enter the password for your email and click on Connect
IMAP POP step 7

You're done!
If after completing the previous steps you are still having problems setting up your email account:
  1. Make Sure your password is correct, remember they are case sensitive.
  2. Make sure you have the right mail server and port configuration, when using secure ports like 993 or 995 SSL needs to be enabled,
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