Posted by: blueangel | June 10, 2012

Set Your Pop or IMAP Email Address in MS Outlook

  • Open MS Outlook and select “Account Settings” from “Tools” menu.

  • On the E-mail tab click “New”.

  • Now choose “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” and click “Next”.

  • Select “Internet E-mail” and click “Next”.

  • Enter the following information for E-mail Accounts.
    • Your Name: Here you can enter name you wish to display for recipients when they receive your message.
    • Email Address: Enter your email address on which you want to receive replies of messages. This address will get recorded in your contacts’ address book in case if they add you as a contact.
    • Account Type: POP3
    • Incoming mail server: Enter pop3 (name of mail server)
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): Enter smtp (name of mail server)
    • User Name: Enter your full e-mail address
    • Password: Enter your desired password here but if you wish for “MS Outlook” to save your password then check the box labeled “Remember Password” and enter your password in the text field.
  • Now click “More Settings”

  • Click on the “Outgoing Server” tab, and check the box labeled “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”. Then choose to Use same settings as my incoming mail server

  • Click on “Advanced tab”
    • Under Incoming Server (POP3), the port number should be set to 110.
    • Under Outgoing Server (SMTP), the port number should be set to 587.

  • Click “OK”
  • Click “Next” and then Click “Finish”.
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