How do I Set up an Email Account in Outlook?

Set up an Email Account in Outlook

  1. Open Outlook and click the File tab.
  2. Select Add Account from the Info section.
  3. Enter your name, email address, and password, then click Next.
  4. Outlook will attempt to automatically configure your email account. If it is successful, click Finish.
  5. If Outlook is unable to configure your account, select Manual setup or additional server types, then click Next.
  6. Select POP or IMAP, then click Next.
  7. Enter the incoming and outgoing mail server settings provided by your email provider.
  8. Enter your username and password again, then click More Settings.
  9. Select the Outgoing Server tab and check the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  10. Select the Advanced tab and enter the incoming and outgoing server port numbers provided by your email provider.
  11. Click OK and then Next to finish setting up the account.

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