Microsoft Outlook for Mac (POP3 & SMTP over SSL)

To configure Microsoft Outlook on Mac to receive email with the POP protocol over SSL, please follow the steps below. Please replace:


Attention with your email address with your domain name with your server's host name (you can find your server's host name listed in the upper left corner of your Control Panel)


1. Open the Outlook app. If you have not added any accounts yet, you will be asked for your email address at the very beginning. Enter your full email address at the Welcome screen.

 Add Email Account

2. If this is not your first account in Microsoft Outlook, choose Tools > Accounts... from the menu bar at the top.

3. Click Add Email Account and then enter your full email address. Click Continue.

4. Turn off the Sync with Microsoft Cloud option and click POP.


 Turn off sync with Microsoft Cloud

5. Use the following connection settings:

Email Address:
POP Username:
POP Password: *********
POP Incoming Server:
Port: 995
Encryption method: Use SSL to connect (recommended)
SMTP Username:
SMTP Password: *********
SMTP Outgoing Server:
Port: 465
Encryption method: Use SSL to connect (recommended)

Add POP Account

6. Click Add Account

7. The "POP account has been added" screen should show up. Click "Done".

POP account has been added

8. Tap Done.

9. Depending on your personal preference, after adding the account, you can choose not to "Leave a copy of each message on the server" in its configuration. This option is enabled by default but can be disabled, if so desired. If the option is disabled, the emails you receive will only be available on the device which downloaded them first, and the emails will not be visible on other devices/email programs, including Webmail.