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Steps to setup an email account on: Outlook 2016 for Windows

This section will take you through a step-by-step guide on how to configure your Email Account with us on Microsoft Outlook 2016.

Note: We will be configuring the email account using SSL Hostnames for SMTP and IMAP protocols.

Steps 1

  • On your computer, open Microsoft Outlook 2019. If you’re using it for the first time, you’ll see the window displayed below right away.
  • If you already have any other email accounts set in Outlook, go to File Menu > Add Account to see the popup shown below.
    • Type your email address in the box below.
    • Enter your Email Address.
    • Check the box that reads, Let me set up my account manually.
    • Click on Connect

Steps 2

  • Depending on the Incoming Protocol you prefer, either POP or IMAP. We’ve chosen IMAP for this post.

Steps 3

  • In the Email Client Settings section below, enter the corresponding hostnames, port numbers, and encryption techniques for the Incoming Mail and Outgoing Mail servers based on your choices. Then press the Next button.
SSL Email Port Settings
Outgoing Server SMTPsmtp.domainname.comPort 26/587
Incoming Server IMAPimap.domainname.comPort 993
Incoming Server POPpop.domainname.comPort 995
Non-SSL Email Port Settings
Outgoing Server SMTPmail.domainname.comPort 25/587
Incoming Server IMAPmail.domainname.comPort 143
Incoming Server POPmail.domainname.comPort 110

Note: In the preceding example, domainname.com should be substituted with your actual domain name.

Steps 4

  • Click Connect and enter the password for your email account with us.

Steps 5

  • Your email account has been configured successfully!
  • Click on Done to conclude the process.

Steps 6

  • Your Email Client now allows you to send and receive emails.

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