How to setup email account in Outlook 2013

Users may use Microsoft Outlook 2013 to send/receive domain email.

Below is the guideline how to setup Outlook 2013

1. Start Outlook 2013, Choose Menu – [File]

2. Choose E-mail ,Choose New

3. Choose “Manual setup or additional server types”

4. Choose “POP or IMAP”

5. Input server details, user login details. (Below is an example for

(please refer to account information email for email server naming)

Incoming Mail via IMAP (email contents stored on server, suitable for multi device users, e.g. mobile user)
IMAP Server : (for SSL) , or (for non-SSL)
IMAP Port: 993 (SSL) , or 143 (non-SSL)
Incoming Mail via POP3 (email contents downloaded to your desktop, suitable for fixed location users, e.g. office user)
POP3 Server : (for SSL) , or (for non-SSL)
POP3 Port: 995 (SSL) , or 110 (non-SSL)


Outgoing Mail SMTP
SMTP Server : (for SSL) , or (for non-SSL)
SMTP Port: 465 (SSL), or 587 (plain-text or STARTTLS)


SSL, TLS are encrypted connections
STARTTLS is Opportunistic TLS encrypted connection (if supported TLS encrypted connection, then use TLS.  Otherwise, use plain-text connection)
Plain-text is standard (non-encrypted) connection

6. In step 5, right-bottom corner, choose “More Setting”

7. In “Outgoing Server” tab, choose “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” , and choose (by default) “Use same settings as my incoming mail server”

8. In “Advanced” tab, enter port numbers and encryption types (details refer to step 6)

9. Done.



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