IMAP Account settings for my email on Outlook

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Please can someone give me the IMAP setting to setup my email on Outlook in Office 2016?

 

Thanks in advance

 

Richard
asked Jan 26, 2018 in Shared Hosting by richspeechly (130 points)

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Hi there,

1. Open Outlook and select File in the top left.

2. Under Account Information Select Add Account.

3. Select Manual setup or additional server types and click Next.

4. Select POP or IMAP option and click Next

5. Fill in your User details

  • Enter Your Name and E-mail Address.
  • Select IMAP as your account type.
  • For Incoming mail server (IMAP), mail.(your domain) ( e.g mail.afrihost.com)
  • For Outgoing mail server (SMTP), mail.(your domain) ( e.g mail.afrihost.com)
  • In Logon Information enter the e-mail address and password that you created in the control panel.
  • Click More Settings.

6. Select Outgoing Server Tab and select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

7. Select Advanced Tab and ensure details are set  as follows:

 - With SSL ports

  • For Incoming server (IMAP) enter 993 and type of connection select SSL.
  • For Outgoing server (SMTP) enter 465 and type of connection select SSL.
  • For Root folder path enter INBOX with uppercase letters

 - With Non- SSL ports

  • For Incoming server (IMAP) enter 143
  • For Outgoing server (SMTP) enter 587
  • For Root folder path enter INBOX with uppercase letters

8. Click OK and then Next.

9. Click Close. 

10. Click Finish.

 

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Thank you

answered Jan 26, 2018 by AfriDazzil (33,070 points)
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