How to setup an IMAP email account in Outlook 2010

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Step 1

Open Microsoft Outlook 2010 and click on the File tab and then Add Account


Step 2

Select Manually configure server settings……. then click Next


Step 3

Select Internet E-mail and click Next


Step 4

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) – your SMTP server will be


Step 5

Now we need to enter the outgoing SMTP details, select Outgoing Server from the tabs at the top.

Tick the box labelled My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication then select the option Log on using

Once you have entered the details click OK


Step 6

Click Next, then Close


Step 7

Click Finished.

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