Setting up email on Microsoft Outlook



Monday 11th December 2017

Here is how to set up your new email account on Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016.

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Click the File tab then Account Settings
  3. On the Email tab, select New.
  4. In the Add New Account pop-up window, choose Manually configure server settings or additional server types
  5. Click Next
  6. On the next page, select POP3
  7. Click Next
  8. On the following page, enter your name and email address
  9. In the Server Information section, enter the mail server address in the Incoming Mail Server field, and the same address in the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) field
  10. In the Logon information, in the User Name field enter the user name supplied
  11. Enter your password in the Password field, and tick the Remember password box
  12. At the bottom of the page, click More Settings, then click the Outgoing Server tab in the pop-up window
  13. Check the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication option
  14. Click OK to close the pop-up window
  15. On the Add New Account screen click Next
  16. Outlook will now test your connection. Click Close to close the Test Account Settings pop-up window
  17. Click Finish to close that window, and then Close on the next screen to complete the process


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