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Microsoft Outlook 2010 (IMAP)

To configure Microsoft Outlook 2010 to send and receive email with the IMAP protocol, please follow the steps below. Please replace:

Attention username@example.com with your email address
example.com with your domain name

 

1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2010.

2. Choose "File" -> "Info" -> "Add Account".

Add account

3. Select "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" and click "Next".

Auto account setup

4. Choose "Internet E-mail" and click "Next".

Choose service

5. In the "Your name" field you should enter the name which you would like to appear on the messages you send.
You need to enter your e-mail address username@example.com in the "E-mail Address" field.
For incoming and outgoing mail servers you should use mail.example.com.

Enter username@example.com in the "User Name" field. In the "Password" field you need to enter the current password for this particular mailbox.

Set "Account Type" to IMAP.

Leave the "Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" option unchecked.

You can leave the "Test Account Settings by clicking the Next button" option checked, in order to easily verify if your configuration is done correctly.

Internet E-mail Settings

Click "More Settings ...".

6. Click on the "Outgoing Server" tab. Mark the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" option and leave the default "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" option selected.

Outgoing server

7. Click on the "Advanced" tab.

Set the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 587.

You need to specify the following value in capital letters in the "Root folder path" text field:

INBOX

Advanced settings

Click "OK".

8. Click "Next". The account settings will be tested. Click "Close" and then "Finish".