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Android — Configuring email with Outlook

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Steps to setup an email account on: Outlook (Android)

Note: For the SMTP and IMAP protocols, we’ll use SSL Hostnames to configure the email account.

Step 1

  • In the search field next to the start menu, type Mail.

Step 2

  • Press the Add Account button.

Step 3

  • Enter the email address you wish to connect to. In this example, the email is example@dreamhostexample.com.

Step 4

  • Press the Continue button.

Step 5

  • Press the question mark button.

Step 6

  • Select the Change account provider option on the menu that appears.
  • The Choose account type screen opens:

Step 7

  • Choose which type of account you’d like to use under the Advanced section. IMAP is recommended.

Step 8

  • Enter the following under the IMAP / POP3 Incoming Mail Server settings:
  • IMAP / POP3 Host Name – View the Email server name article to ensure you’re using your correct mail server name. This should be either imap.dreamhost.com or pop.dreamhost.com.
  • IMAP / POP3 Username – Your full email address
  • IMAP / POP3 Password – The password of your email address

Step 9

  • Enter the following SMTP Outgoing Mail Server settings:
  • SMTP Host Name – This should always be smtp.dreamhost.com.
  • SMTP Username – Your full email address
  • SMTP Password – Your password

Step 10

  • Click the checkmark button to complete the configuration.

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