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How to setup Email in Outlook using SSL (POP/IMAP)

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This guide will show how to set up Outlook using IMAP protocol or POP protocol with SSL.


Step-by-step guide

1. Go to File on top left

2. Click Add Account

3. Fill in the email address. Click Connect.

4. Chose either POP or IMAP.

5. Fill in the mail server settings. The Server hostname used should be: mail.<yourdomain>.com

For POP Acccount Settings

Incoming server hostname :

Incoming mail server POP port : 995
Outgoing mail server (SMTP) port : 465

Check the box “This server requires…” and choose SSL/TLS for encryption method. Click Next

Check the box “Use an existing data file” if you already have existing data in your laptop/desktop.

For IMAP Account Settings

Incoming mail server IMAP port : 993
Outgoing mail server (SMTP) port : 465

Click next after you done filling up the details.

6. Key-in your password and click Connect

7. Once finished, you will see this message.