How to set up Outlook 2010 for email

Step 1

Click the Office button, located in the lower, left corner of your taskbar and select Info.

Step 2


Click the Account Settings drop-down menu, then choose Add Account.

Step 3


Check Manually configure server settings or additional server types, then click Next.

Step 4


Select Internet Email, then click Next.

Step 5

Enter your full name in the Your Name field, then your email address in the Email Address field.

Step 6

Select POP3 in the Account Type drop-down menu.

Step 7

Enter in the Incoming Mail Server field.

Step 8

Enter in the Outgoing Mail Server field.

Step 9


Enter your email address in the User Name field, and then your password in the Password field.

Step 10

Select the Outgoing Server tab.

Step 11


Check My Outgoing Server (SMTP) Requires Authentication, then select Use Same Settings As My Incoming Mail Server.

Step 12

Select the Advanced tab and enter 110 in the Incoming Server (POP3) field.

Step 13

Make sure the box next to 'This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)' is NOT checked.

Step 14

Enter 587 in the Outgoing Server (SMTP) field.

Step 15


Click the Use this following type of encrypted connection drop-down menu, select None, then click OK.

Step 16


Check the settings by clicking Test Account Settings on the Internet Email Settings screen. After the test is completed, click Close.

Step 17

Click Next then click Finish.