Setting up an email account in Office 2013

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2013
  2. Click File
  3. Click Info from the left side menu
  4. Click Account Settings
  5. Select the Account Settings...option from the drop down

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  6. Under the Email tab, click New

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    Note: If you're making changes to an existing account, under the Email tab you will see a list of email accounts that exist within Outlook 2013, double click on the email account you wish to make changes to, then skip to step 9
     

  7. Select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types radio option then click [Next]

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  8. Select the POP or IMAP option and click [Next]

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  9. Complete the empty fields:

    Your Name: The name you wish displayed when people receive your emails
    Email Address: The email address you are sending email from
    Account Type: Select POP3 or IMAP from the drop down

    Incoming mail server: mail.example.com where example.com is your domain name
    Outgoing mail server: mail.example.com where example.com is your domain name or you can enter your Internet Service Provider’s (ISP) outgoing mail server

    User Name: Your full email address. eg. johnsmith@example.com
    Password: The password used for this email account

    It is up to the end user to decide if they want to create a new Outlook Data File or not, this choice does not affect the connection to our servers

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  10. Click [More Settings]
  11. Select the Outgoing Server tab
  12. Select My outgoing mail sever (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as incoming mail server

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  13. Select the Advanced tab.

    Users can choose whether to use SSL or not, both are supported on our servers

    Without SSL Encryption
    This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) = Unselected
    Change the Outgoing server (SMTP) number to 587
    Use the following type of encrypted connection = None

    With SSL Encryption
    This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) = Selected
    Change the Outgoing server (SMTP) number to 465
    Use the following type of encrypted connection = SSL

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  14. Click [OK]
  15. Click [Next] then [Finish]

This completes the setup of your email account in Outlook 2013.

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