How do I add my email to Outlook?

By following this guide you can set up both automatically and manually.
Outlook is one of the leading email providers. Furthermore, if set up correctly you can can use Outlook to manage your entire mailbox removing the need to use webmail. Having email in Outlook is good, Because it means you can view the emails from any device were it works.

Automatic Outlook configuration

Outlook can be set up automatically, In Outlook 2016 this is how the interface looks.

Automatic outlook configuration
Automatic configuration for Outlook
  • Firstly, enter your account details and click next to complete setup. 

Setup Outlook Manually

  • To begin manual outlook configuration, click POP or IMAP in the following prompt.
Manual outlook configuration
Start manual configuration
  • Once you choose POP3 or IMAP and clicked next.
    Afterwards you will see these three sections, User Information, Server Information, Logon Information.
  • Firstly, in the user information section, enter your name and email address.
    The name setting is what will be displayed to recipients so you can set this to what you want.
  • For email address enter the email address you’re adding for example –
  • After completing the user information section, select the account type, This will be either IMAP or POP3 and use the configurations settings below.

Server Information

Account TypeIMAP/POP3
Incoming mail server (NON-SSL)yourdomain.tld
Incoming mail server (SSL)
Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
Server information settings

Logon Information

User Name:yourname@yourdomain.tld
Password:your password
Login information settings

Final Checks

  • Now that you have completed the configuration. You will need to check and set further advanced settings, click More Settings.
  • Afterwards, click the Outgoing Server Tab and tick the checkbox for “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”
  • After that, check that the same settings checkbox is selected.
Outlook outgoing configuration
Outgoing Configuration
  • Finally, click on Advanced, from here check the port numbers.
ProtocolNon-SSL PortSSL Port
Advanced Settings
Outlook advanced settings configuration
Outlook advanced settings
  • Once you have checked over these settings, Click Ok.
  • Finally, click Next, This will open the testing tool.