Outlook 2013 - Checking Your IMAP Account Settings

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The following steps will assist you in checking your e-mail account settings in Outlook 2013:

1. Click on the FILE tab.

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2. Click on the Account Settings button.

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3. Select Account settings...


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4. Under the E-mail tab, highlight your e-mail account and select Change.

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5. When the Change Account window opens, check the following settings:

  • Email Address: Ensure that your e-mail address has been entered correctly (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Incoming Server:mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com).
  • Outgoing Server (SMTP):mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com).
  • User Name: Ensure that this is your e-mail address, entered using lowercase characters (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Password: Ensure that you have entered the correct password.

Click on the More Settings button.

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6. In the Internet E-mail Settings window opens, select the Outgoing Server tab:

  • Place a tick in the box labelled My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  • Ensure that the option Use same settings as my incoming server is selected.

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7. Select the Advanced tab.
Check the following settings under Server Port Number:

  • Incoming server (POP3): Set this to 143.
  • This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL): Ensure that this is unticked.
  • Outgoing server:Set this to587.
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: Set this to None.

Click OK.

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8
. You will be taken back at the Change Account window.
Click Next.

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9. Once Outlook has finished testing your settings, click on Close.

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10. Click Finish to save the changes.

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11. You will be returned to Account Settings window.
Click on Close.

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