Setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

This tutorial will show you how to setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

1) To configure an IMAP email account, first click the “File” tab.

Setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

2) Then click The “Add Account” button.

Setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

3) Enter your name as you would like it to appear in your emails.

Setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

4) Then enter the email address you want to configure here.

Setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

5) Enter and confirm the email account’s password.

Setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

6) Click here to manually configure your mail server settings.

Setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

7) Then click “Next”.

Setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

8) Ensure the “Internet E-mail” option is selected, then click “Next” again.

Setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

9) Next we have to configure our server settings.

Setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2010

10) Select “IMAP” as the account type.

10) Select "IMAP" as the account type.

11) Then enter the incoming and outgoing mail server addresses.

11) Then enter the incoming and outgoing mail server addresses.

12) Enter your full email address as the user name, and the password.

12) Enter your full email address as the user name, and the password.

13) Then click the “More Settings” button.

13) Then click the "More Settings" button.

14) Click the “Outgoing Server” tab.

14) Click the "Outgoing Server" tab.

15) Then click here to require outgoing server authentication.

15) Then click here to require outgoing server authentication.

16) Click the “Advanced” tab.

16) Click the "Advanced" tab.

17) If you need to change your server port numbers you can do so here… otherwise just click “OK”.

17) If you need to change your server port numbers you can do so here... otherwise just click "OK".

18) Click “Next”.

18) Click "Next".

That’s it! The email account has been added.

That's it! The email account has been added.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure an IMAP email account in Outlook 2010.

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