Outlook 365 for Windows - Creating a POP Account



The following steps will assist you in setting your e-mail account up in Outlook for Office 365:


1. Click on FILE and select Add Account.

2. Enter your e-mail address (e.g.: joesoap@example.com).

3. Click on Advanced options.

4. Place a tick in the box labeled Let me set up my account manually and click Connect.

5. From the Choose account type window, select POP.

6. Under Incoming mail, enter the following:

  • Server: mail.example.com
  • Port: 995
  • This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL/TLS): this box must be ticked.
  • Require login using Secure Password Authentication (SPA): this box must not be ticked.


7. Under Outgoing mail, enter the following:

  • Server: mail.example.com
  • Port: 465
  • This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL/TLS): this box must be ticked.
  • Require login using Secure Password Authentication (SPA): this box must not be ticked.


8. Under Message delivery, check the following:

  • Use an existing data file: this box must not be ticked.


9. Click on the Connect button.

10. You will be prompted to enter your password. Once you have done so, place a tick on the box labelled Save this password in your password list and click OK.

Outlook will test your account.

11. Once the test is complete, remove the tick from the box labelled Set up Outlook Mobile on my phone, too and click OK.

 

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