How to Setup Email on Microsoft Outlook 2010

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Step 1: Add a New Account
Click Add Account.
How To Setup Email on Microsoft Outlook 2010
Step 2: Select Manual Configuration
Select the radio button for Manually configure server settings or additional server types.
How To Setup Email on Microsoft Outlook 2010
Then click Next
Step 3: Select E-mail
Select the radio button for Internet E-mail.
How To Setup Email on Microsoft Outlook 2010
And then click Next
Step 4: Configure User Information
Your Name should be your name as you want it to appear in e-mails that you send. E-mail Address should simply be your e-mail address.
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Step 5: Configure Server Information and Either POP3 (110) or IMAP (143)
If you’ve configured your e-mail in cPanel then you can either select POP3 or IMAP for your Account Type.
How To Setup Email on Microsoft Outlook 2010
For IMAP or POP3, the Incoming mail server should be set to the correct hostname. Generally speaking, this will be mail.yourdomain.com or similar. For SMTP, the outgoing mail server (SMTP) should be set to the correct hostname. Generally speaking, this will be mail.yourdomain.com or similar.
Step 6: Configure Logon Information
The username should be your username, generally with the domain included. For example, testemail@thebestfakedomainnameintheworld.com instead of just test email. Password should simply be the password for your e-mail account.
How To Setup Email on Microsoft Outlook 2010
Step 7: Configure SMTP for Authentication
Click More Settings …
How To Setup Email on Microsoft Outlook 2010
Select the Outgoing Server tab.
How To Setup Email on Microsoft Outlook 2010
Be sure the box is checked for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication, and then select the radio button for log on using.
How To Setup Email on Microsoft Outlook 2010
The username should be your username, generally with the domain included. For example, testemail@thebestfakedomainnameintheworld.com instead of just test email. Password should simply be the password for your e-mail account. Click OK
Step 8: Finish and Test Settings
Check the box for Test Account Settings by clicking the Next button, and then click Next :
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Assuming the tests complete successfully, click Close :
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Step 9: Setup Complete
That’s it, Microsoft Outlook 2010 should now be set up and ready to receive e-mail! Click Finish
How To Setup Email on Microsoft Outlook 2010
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