Set up Outlook 2010 (SSL)

To setup outlook 2010

1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2010.

2. Choose "File" -> "Info" -> "Add Account".

3. Select "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" and click "Next".

4. Choose "Internet E-mail" and click "Next".

5. In the "Your name" field you should enter the name which you would like to appear on the messages you send.
You need to enter your e-mail addressin the "E-mail Address" field.
For incoming and outgoing mail servers you should

Ensure you enter the FULL email address in the "User Name" field. In the "Password" field you need to enter the current password for this particular mailbox.

Leave the "Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" option unchecked.

You can leave the "Test Account Settings by clicking the Next button" option checked, in order to easily verify if your configuration is done correctly.

Click "More Settings".

6. Click on the "Outgoing Server" tab. Mark the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" option and leave the default "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" option selected.

7. Click on the "Advanced" tab.
Mark the "This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)" option. The incoming server port will be automatically changed to993.
Set the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to465.
Specify "SSL"at the "Use the following type of encrypted connection" setting.

Click "OK".

8. Click "Next". The account settings will be tested. Click "Close" and then "Finish".

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