Setting up a new account for Outlook 2010

Setting up a new account for Outlook 2010

Add a new email account
 

Launch Outlook 2010

1. Launch Outlook 2010

2. Select File from the top menu bar and then Info and Account Settings


Add a new email account
 

Create new account

3. On the Auto Account Set-up screen, click Manually configure server settings or additional server types.


Add a new email account
 

Choose email service

4. Select Internet E-mail and click Next.


Add a new email account
 

Email settings

5. Enter all the relevant details (Select ‘POP3’ as the server type) and then click More Settings (Note: Outlook will auto-fill your user name, please ensure you fill in your entire email address as the username)


Add a new email account
 

Outgoing Server Settings

6. Click on the Outgoing Server tab and ensure that the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox is selected, as well as Use same settings as my incoming mail server.


Add a new email account
 

Advanced Settings

7. Select the Advanced tab

8. Ensure that your settings look like the settings shown in this screenshot. In particular, check that:

• The Incoming server (POP) port is set to the default (110)

•The Outgoing server (SMTP) port is set to 587

9. Click OK, then Next and Finish.

10. Your Outlook mail program should now be set up to send and receive mail.

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