How To Setup IMAP Email With Microsoft Outlook 2013

edited March 2014 in Email
1. In Outlook, select "File" then "Account Settings" and "Account Settings" once again.

2. Click on "New..." then select “Manual setup or additional server types” and click “Next”

3. Select "POP or IMAP" and click “Next”

4. Enter the following information

• Your Name: Your Name (This is the name your recipients will see)
• E-mail Address: Your full email address (This is the email address your recipients will see)
• Account Type: IMAP
• Incoming server:
• Outgoing server:
• User Name: Enter your entire E-mail address (e.g:, using all lowercase letters.
• Password: Enter the password for your email account.

5. Click on “More Settings...” Then on the "Outgoing Server" tab. Check the box “My Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”

6. Next click on the "Advanced" tab. First change the drop down boxes from "None" to "SSL" then change the Outgoing server port to 465.

7. Click "OK" and then "Next". Outlook will test the settings. If Outlook is configured correctly there will be 2 green check marks on both tasks. Click "Close" then "Finish". You have succesfully setup Outlook 2013.

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