Setting Up Your Email Account In Microsoft Outlook 365

Please note that below you see used as an example. Please substitute your own domain name wherever you see Actually entering will not work for you.

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook. If the Outlook Startup window appears, on the first page of the wizard click Next. Then, on the E-mail Accounts page, click Next to set up the email account. If the Outlook Startup wizard does not appear, on the Outlook toolbar, click the File tab, then just above the Account Settings button, click Add Account.
  2. Click Manually Configure server settings or additional server types, then click Next.
  3. On the Choose Services page, select Internet E-mail, and then click Next.
  4. Provide the following information on the Internet E-mail Settings page:

    Under User Information:

    1. In the Your Name box, enter the name you want users to see when you send them email from this account.
    2. In the E-mail Address box, enter your email address.

    Under Server Information:

    1. Under Account Type, select IMAP or POP3. It is recommended to use IMAP because it supports more features.
    2. In the Incoming mail server box, enter, remembering to replace with your actual web site domain name.
    3. In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, enter the same as above -, remembering to replace with your actual web site domain name.

    Under Logon Information:

    1. In the User Name box, enter your full email address (
    2. In the Password box, enter your password. If you don't want to type your password each time, check the Remember password box.
  5. At the bottom of the page, click More Settings and then fill in the following on the Internet E-Mail Settings dialog box that pops up:

    On the Outgoing Server tab, select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

    On the Advanced tab:

    1. Under Incoming Server (IMAP), or Incoming Server (POP3), next to Use the following type of encrypted connection, select SSL in the drop down list.
    2. Under Outgoing Server (SMTP), next to Use the following type of encrypted connection, select TLS and click OK.
  6. On the Add New Account page, click Next. After Outlook tests your account, click Close to close the Test Account Settings dialog box.
  7. On the Congratulations page, click Finish.
  8. On the Accounts Settings page, click Close.
  9. If you are using IMAP, a message may appear asking you if you want to download folders for the mail server that you added. Click Yes. Use the Outlook user interface to select which folders to synchronize between the server and your local computer, and then click OK.

That should be it! Test out your new email address in Outlook/Outlook Express by sending yourself an email from your ISP address or have a friend send you an email. Also try sending an email out to someone else. Should you have any trouble please contact our support staff.