How to setup an IMAP account in Outlook 2007

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Step 1

Open Outlook 2007 and click on Tools and then Account Settings…


Step 2

Click on New on the email tab…


Step 3

Check the Manually configure server settings or additional server types checkbox and then click on Next…


Step 4

Select Internet E-mail and click on Next…


Step 5

Next we need to enter our server settings as follows:

Your name – enter your own name or company name depending on what you would like recipients to see.

Email address – enter the email address you are setting up

Account Type – IMAP

Incoming mail server –

Outgoing mail server (SMTP) –

Once you have entered your details click More Settings


Step 6

Select the Outgoing Server tab. Tick the box for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

Click OK.


Step 7

Click on Finish to complete the account setup.

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