How to configure an email account in Outlook 2010

Email > Email program configuration

Follow the steps below to setup Outlook 2010 to retrieve and send email from our mail servers (replace "yourdomain.com" with your actual domain name).

  • Open Outlook.
  • Click the "File" tab, then select "Account Settings…"  This will bring up the Account Settings Window.
  • On the "E-mail" tab, select "New…"  This will open up a wizard.
  • In the "Choose Service" window, select "E-mail Account" and click "Next >"
  • In the "Auto Account Setup" window, select “Manually configure server settings or additional server types" and click "Next >"
  • In the "Choose Service" window, select "Internet E-mail" and click "Next >"
  • In the "Add New Account" window

o    User Information

§  Your Name: The name you want to appear in outgoing emails (e.g. John Smith)

§  E-mail Address: The email address you want to appear in outgoing email (e.g. John@youdomain.com)

o    Server Information

§  Account Type: Select "POP3" for  Account Type

§  Incoming mail server (POP3): mail.youdomain.com

§  Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail.youdomain.com

o    Logon Information

§  User Name: The user’s full email address (e.g. John@youdomain.com)

§  Password: The user’s email account password.

§  Make sure "Remember Password" is checked.

  • Click on the "More Settings …" button.
  • Click on the "Outgoing Server" tab.
  • Make sure "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" is checked and "Use same settings as my incoming server" is selected.
  • Click on "Next >"  Outlook will perform some tests to make sure the settings are working correctly.  Close the "Test Account Settings" window when it’s done.
  • Click on "Finish" to end the wizard.

Note: SMTP default port is 25, alternative port is 8889