This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Outlook

Replace example.co.za with your domain name.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Launch Outlook

Select File on the top left menu bar

Select the Add Account button in the middle of the screen, then Account Settings

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Insert your email address

Select Advanced options, then select Let me set up my account manually  > Connect

This temporary screen will display

This screen will display the various account options – select POP or IMAP

Server Settings: (Note that some versions of Outlook don’t allow you to adjust server settings at this stage. In these cases, complete the account setup and then check your server settings by going to File > Info > Account Settings dropdown > Server Settings).

Incoming mail: add mail. before your domain name e.g. mail.example.co.za*

Port 993 (or 995 for POP)

Encryption method: SSL/TLS

Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) is unticked

Outgoing mail: add smtp. before your domain name e.g.smtp.example.co.za*

Change Port to 465 (not 25)

Encryption method: SSL/TLS

Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) is unticked

Click Connect

You will now be prompted for the password

Your setup is complete!