The following tutorial shows how to configure your email with Microsoft outlook 2016. We have included both Manual & Automatic Configuration steps

Automatic Step

Step 1:

There are two ways to add your email account-

  • You can Directly select Add Account button and go to Step 3

  • Or Select File menu -> Account Settings-> Account Settings.

Step 2:

Click on New tab.

 

Step 3

Once done, you will be prompted for the desired email and the password for the account you want to add. Additional fields will appear that are necessary to configure the sending and receiving server for your emails once you start typing. We have given a list of those fields and the necessary information that you must fill in!

  • E-mail address: Enter your email address ([email protected])
  • Password: Type in the password for your domain
  • Username: This is your full email address that will be used for both incoming and outgoing connections
  • Type: Select whether you want to use the IMAP or the POP3 protocol.

Once all the above fields are filled, select Next button to proceed.

The below screen appears showing email configuration success. In case of any errors, they will be listed in the error tab

And that’s all! Your email account is configured. Start sending and receiving emails!

Manual Setup

You can even choose to configure emails via Manual Setup as shown below

Choose Manual or Additional Server Types and click on Next

Fill in the below details

  • Your Name: Enter Your Name
  • E-mail address: Enter your email address ([email protected])
  • Account Type: Select whether you want to use the IMAP or the POP3 protocol.
  • Incoming server: Enter the mail subdomain of your domain name (mail.yourdomain.com)
  • Outgoing server: As above, use the “mail.yourdomain.com” as you entered for the incoming server.
  • User name: This is your full email address that will be used for both incoming and outgoing connections
  • Password: Type in the password for your domain

Note: It is recommended that you choose the IMAP protocol. Doing so will allow you to keeps your emails on the server reducing the risk of losing information.

  • Use SSL to connect: Check this box if you have an SSL certificate for your domain. This adds an extra layer of security for both outgoing and incoming emails

Once all the details are filled, click on More Settings Button. An Internet e-mail settings pop-up will appear

Now select the Advanced tab

 

  • Check “this server requires an encrypted SSL Connection” for encrypted connection
  • Select the type of encrypted connection from drop-down menu as SSL
  • Check the option Leave a copy of message on the server
  • Click OK

The below screen appears showing email configuration success. In case of any errors, they will be listed in the error tab

And that’s all! Your email account is configured. Start sending and receiving emails!