Email account setup in Outlook 2016

This tutorial will help you to configure Microsoft Outlook 2016. Steps are similar for other versions of outlook.

1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2016 on your device. If don't have any mailboxes added yet, you will see Info > Account Information page. Click the +Add Account button. In case you have mailboxes set up before, go to the File tab > Info > Account Information page and click the +Add Account button: 

2. Select E-Mail Account and enter your information:

Your Name: the name of your account in Outlook
E-mail Address: full email address
Password: password for your email account


Click Next, disregard any warnings that appear and proceed to the next step. 

If you are not able to proceed, you may need to repeat the process using the manual setup. The detailed instructions can be found below.


3. Select the Manual setup or additional server types option and click Next: On the next page, select the POP or IMAP option and then click Next: 

5. Enter mailbox and server details: 


Your Name - the name you would like the recipients of your emails to see
Email Address - your full email address
Password - password

Incoming mail server:

Outgoing email server:

Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA): should NOT be checked

6. Next, click More Settings… and go to the Outgoing Server tab. Select the option called My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and select Use same settings as my incoming mail server:

7. Go to the Advanced tab and use the following ports and encryption based on the connection type you have chosen:

Incoming server (if are using IMAP): 993 port  

Outgoing server (SMTP): 465 port  


Click OK > Next 


8. In case all the settings are correct, you will receive the following message:


In the event of an error try this alternatives for the SMTP settings step 6 above

Port 587 with TLS

Port 465 with SSL