Outlook 2010 - 2013 Mail Setup


Step 1

  • Click "File" (red highlighted box in picture).
  • Click "Info" (blue highlighted box in picture).
  • Click "Account Settings" (green highlighted box in picture), and in the drop down menu that appears, click "Account Settings" again.

Step 2

  • Click on your email name/address.
  • Click "Change" (highlighted blue box in picture).

Step 3

  • Type your email address in both the "E-mail Address" and "User Name" boxes. 
  • Type your email account password in the "Password" box. 
  • Click the "More Settings" box (highlighted blue box in picture).

Step 4

  • The "Mail Account" name can be whatever you wish to name it.

Step 5

  • Click the "Outgoing Server" tab. 
  • Check "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" and ensure "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" is selected.

Step 6

  • Click the "Connection" tab. 
  • Ensure "Connect using my local area network (LAN)" is selected.

Step 7

  • Click the "Advanced" tab. 
  • For "Incoming Server (POP3)" or "Incoming Server (IMAP)", ensure "110" ("143" for IMAP) is typed into box to its right. For "Outgoing Server (SMTP), ensure "25" is typed into box to its right.  
  • For "Use the following type of encrypted connection," select "TLS". 
  • Click "OK".

Step 8

  • Upon sending your first email, you may receive a "Internet Security Warning" message. If you receive this notification, select "Yes".

Step 9

  • After the "Internet Security Warning" prompt, you may also receive a "Enter Network Password" prompt. 
  • Ensure your full email address is typed in the "User Name" box, and that your email account password is typed in correctly in the "Password" box. 
  • Check the box for "Save this password in your password list". 
  • Click "OK".