How To: Configure Outlook to Receive Email


The instructions in this article will allow you to configure Microsoft Outlook to receive email.


  1. Open Microsoft Outlook
  2. Click Tools followed by Email Accounts
  3. Select View or change existing e-mail accounts
  4. Click Next
  5. Click Add
  6. Select POP3
  7. Click Next
  8. Enter in your email information
    1. Your Name: i.e. Firstname Surname or Business Name
    2. Your Email Address: i.e.
    3. Incoming Mail Server: i.e.
    4. Outgoing Mail Server: i.e.
    5. User Name: i.e.
    6. Password: Your Password

    Email Settings

  9. Click More Settings
  10. Change the Mail Account name to be something more meaningful.
    1. i.e. admin@YourDomain for Administrator or Sales@YourDomain for Sales
  11. Click the Outgoing Server tab
  12. Click My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication

    Email Settings

  13. Click Advanced tab
  14. Change the Outgoing Server (SMTP) port to 26

    Email Settings

  15. Click OK
  16. Click Next
  17. Repeat the process to add more than one email address.
  18. Click Finished when you have finished setting up your accounts.




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