How to Add an Email Account to Microsoft Outlook for Windows

To add an email account to Outlook for Windows:

  1. Ensure that you have already created the desired email account in your hosting account’s cPanel.

  2. Open Microsoft Outlook on your Windows PC.

  3. Select Account Settings from the Tools menu.

  4. Click New.

    Alternatively, if you’re wanting to update the settings of an existing account in Outlook, click Change instead, then skip to step 7.

  5. Enter the following details:

    • Your Name: (The name you wish to appear in the From field)

    • E-mail address: (Full email address of the email account)

    • Password: (Leave blank for now)

    • Retype Password: (Leave blank for now)

    • Manually configure server settings or additional server types: Yes

  6. Click the Next button.

  7. Select Internet E-mail, then click the Next button.

  8. Enter the following details:

    Incoming Mail Server Info
    • Account Type: IMAP

    • Incoming server: (Listed on your hosting account’s Info page)

    • Outgoing server: (Listed on your hosting account’s Info page)

    • User name: (Full email address of the email account)

    • Password: (Password of the email account)

    • Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA): No

  9. Click the More Settings button.

  10. Click the Outgoing Server tab.

  11. Enter the following details:

    • My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication: Yes

    • Use same settings as my incoming mail server: Yes

  12. Click the Advanced tab.

  13. Enter the following details:

    • Incoming server (POP3): 995

    • Incoming server (IMAP): 993

    • This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL): Yes

    • Outgoing server (SMTP): 587

    • Use the following type of encrypted connection: TLS

  14. Click the OK button.

  15. Click the Next button.

  16. Click the Finish button.

The email account should now be listed and ready for use in Microsoft Outlook for Windows!