How to Configure your email account in Outlook 2016 for Mac Open

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The following article will guide you through configuring your email useing Outlook 2016 on the Mac

Before you start, be sure you have tthis information handy:

Once you have launched Outlook on your device, you can add an account in two different ways

  • When you start the application for the first time. A setup wizard will appear and prompt you to enter your email address.
  • If you have already added an account. Click Tools in the menu bar at the top of your screen, then Accounts. In the window that pops up, click +, then New account.
  • Enter your email address, then click Continue. For the provider, click on IMAP/POP, then enter the information requested
  • Account type: Leave IMAP (selected by default).
  • Mail address: Enter a name that will distinguish this account from any other accounts added in your Outlook app.
  • Username: Enter your full email address.
  • Password: Enter the password for your email address.
  • Incoming server : Enter the mail server “mail.yourdomainname”. Leave the "Use SSL to connect" box ticked.
  • Incoming port: Enter port 993.
  • Outgoing server : Enter the mail server “mail.yourdomainname”. Leave the "Use SSL to connect" box ticked.
  • Outgoing port: Enter port 465 or 587.
  • Once you have entered this information, click Next. If the information is correct, Outlook will successfully connect to the account.
  • To check that the account has been configured correctly, you can send a test email.
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