How to Configure your email account in Outlook 2016 for Windows

The following article will guide you through configuring your email on an Android device.

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

Once you have launched the Outlook app 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 File in the menu bar at the top of your screen, then Add account.
  • Enter your email address, then click Advanced options. Tick the box that appears next to Let me set up my account manually, then click Connection. Select IMAP from the list of account types.
  • Then fill in the information requested:
  • Incoming Mail Server: Enter the mail server “mail.yourdomainname
  • Port: Enter port 993
  • Encryption method: Select SSL/TLS.
  • Requiring authentication: Do not tick the “Require secure password authentication (SPA) on connection” box.
  • Outgoing Server: Enter the mail server “mail.yourdomainname”.
  • Port: Enter port 465 or 587.
  • Encryption method: Select “SSL/TTLS”.
  • Requiring authentication: Do not tick the “Require secure password authentication (SPA) on connection” box.
  • Once you have entered this information, click Next and enter your email address’ password. If all the information you have entered is correct, you will be able to log in to your account straight away.
  • To check that the account has been correctly configured, you can send a test email.
on Wednesday July 18 by Peter Atkin
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