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    How Do I Setup Email On Outlook 2013?

    780 520 Jason McMahon

    Use the following steps to configure email for Outlook 2013.

    If you have cPanel hosting, make sure you have created an email account first.

    1. Start Outlook 2013
    2. Select ‘File’
    3. Click ‘Add Account’
    4. Select ‘Manual setup’ and click ‘Next’
    5. Ensure ‘POP or IMAP’ is selected and click ‘Next’
    6. Choose if you will use a secure (SSL) connection or not
    7. Fill in the details on the Account Settings screen
      • The Account Type can be POP or IMAP
      • The ‘User Name’ will be your full email address
      • The Password will be the password you entered when setting the account up
    8. If not using SSL
      1. The ‘Incoming mail server’ should be mail.your-domain-name
      2. The ‘Outgoing mail server’ should be mail.your-domain-name
      3. Select ‘Next’
      4. Click ‘Finish’

      If using SSL

      1. The ‘Incoming mail server’ should be mail.your-domain-name
        • If you are on Website or Reseller hosting, enter the domain name you get when you access your-domain-name/cpanel
      1. The ‘Outgoing mail server’ should be mail.your-domain-name
        • If you are on Website or Reseller hosting, enter the domain name you get when you access your-domain-name/cpanel
      2. Click ‘More Settings’
      3. Select the ‘Outgoing Server’ tab
      4. Ensure there is a tick in ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’
      5. Select ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server’
      6. Click on the ‘Advanced’ tab
      7. Under the Incoming server, tick the ‘This server requires an encrypted connection’ box
      8. Under the Outgoing server, select ‘SSL’ from the dropdown
      9. Ensure the number for the outgoing server is 587
        • You can also use 25 and if you are on Website or Reseller hosting, you can also use 26
      10. Select ‘Ok’
      11. Click ‘Next’
      12. Click ‘Finish’

    You will now be able to send and receive email in Outlook 2013, you can verify this by sending yourself an email.

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