Outlook 2010

Follow this procedure to create a new e-mail account in Microsoft Office Outlook 2010. To modify an existing e-mail account, select the account in the list of e-mail accounts, click Properties, and proceed from Step 6. A summary of all e-mail settings is on the E-mail Client page.

  1. Start Outlook 2010.
  2. Click the File menu

  3. Outlook 2010 File Menu
  4. Click the Info tab, click the drop down button in Account Settings and click Add Account.

  5. Outlook 2010 Add Account
  6. On the Auto Account Setup window click Manually configure server settings or additional server types at the bottom of the window and then click Next.

  7. Outlook 2010 Manually configure server
  8. In the Choose Service dialog box select Internet E-mail and then click Next.

  9. Manually configure
  10. On the Internet E-mail Settings page, do the following:
    • In the User Information section enter Your Name: and E-mail address:
    • In the Server Information section select POP3 for the Account Type:, enter for both the Incoming mail server: and the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): fields.
    • In the Login Information section enter the e-mail address in the User Name: field and the Password in the Password: field. Check the Remember Password box to have Outlook remember your password.
    • Click More Settings.

  11. Outlook 2010 Internet E-mail Settings
  12. Click the Outgoing Server tab and check the box My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and then check Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  13. Internet E-mail Settings
  14. Click the Advanced tab and in the section Server Port Numbers
    • For Incoming Server (POP): Check the box This Server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) and enter 995 in the box if it doesn't use that value automatically.
    • For Outgoing Mail (SMTP): Select SSL from the Use the following type of encrypted connection: drop-down and enter the 465 in the box or select TLS from the Use the following type of encrypted connection: drop-down and enter the 587 in the box.

      Advanced Tab

  15. If you want to use multiple devices or clients (e.g. computer and smartphone or Outlook and Webmail) to receive mail, check the Leave a copy of the messages on server box, check the Remove messages from server box and select 3 from the day(s) drop-down. DO NOT check the Remove messages from server box if you only use one device or computer to check your e-mail.
  16. Click OK.
  17. Click Next.
  18. Click Finish.