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How to setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2016

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Which services do I need?

  Domain Name  

  Mailbox package  

  Authenticated SMTP  

Make sure you have...

  Created a mailbox  


And that you know...

  Your email password  

So you've created your mailbox and now you want to setup your email account on Outlook 2016. Let's dive in and go through the setup.



Step 1

Click on File at the top left-hand corner.

outlook 2016 click file

Step 2

Click the option for Add Account.

outlook 2016 add account

Step 3

Enter the email address that you wish to setup. You will then need to open up the Advanced options and tick the box for Let me set up my account manually, and click Connect.


Step 4

Next, choose the option for IMAP.


Step 5

Enter the following server settings displayed in the image below, and click Connect.


Step 6

You will then be prompted to enter your email password.


Step 7

Click OK to complete the setup.

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