How to configure an e-mail account in Outlook 2007-2013

Email clients, like Outlook, allow you to easily check your emails not going to web-interface.
This tutorial will help you to configure Microsoft Outlook 2007-2010 for your Email email account.

1) To create new account in Outlook, first go to the tab ‘File’. Click on ‘Account Settings’ and choose ‘Account Settings’ from the drop-down menu.

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2) Click ‘New’ in the new window

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3) Choose the option ‘Manually configure server settings or additional server types’ and click ‘Next’

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4) Choose ‘Internet E-mail’ and click ‘Next’

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5) Enter the following settings in the corresponding fields:

Your Name: the name of your account in Outlook
E-mail Address: your email address eg info@yourdomain.com
Account Type: select IMAP or POP3 from the drop-down menu
Incoming mail server: mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing email server: mail.yourdomain.com
User Name:  full email address eg info@yourdomain.com
Password: the password for this email account

Please, make sure, that the option ‘Require logon using Secure Password Authentication ( SPA )’ is unchecked.

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6) Click ‘More Settings’

7) Go to the tab ‘Outgoing Server’ and check-mark the option ‘My outgoing server ( SMTP ) requires authentication ‘ 

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8) Now go to the tab ‘Advanced’ and enter the following ports:

Incoming server ( if are using IMAP ): 993 port for SSL, 143 for TLS.
Incoming server ( if you are using POP3): 995 port for SSL, 110 for TLS.
Outgoing server (SMTP): 465 port for SSL, 26/587 port for TLS.

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9) Click ‘Ok’ to return to the main window.

10) Click ‘Test Account Settings’ to check if everything entered is correct. If it is, you will see the statuses ‘Completed’

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11) If the test was successful, you can now click ‘Close’ to get back to the previous window.
Then click ‘Next’ and finish the setup.

Email Ports
  Incoming Ports  
  POP3 110
  POP3 - SSL 995
  IMAP 143
  IMAP - SSL 993
 
Outgoing Ports
 
  SMTP 25
  SMTP Alternate 26
  SMTP Alternate 587
  SMTP - SSL 465

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