Microsoft Outlook for Mac (IMAP & SMTP over SSL)

To configure Microsoft Outlook on Mac to receive email with the IMAP 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 IMAP.


 Turn off sync with Microsoft Cloud

5. Use the following connection settings:

Email Address:
IMAP Username:
IMAP Password: *********
IMAP Incoming Server:
Port: 993
Encryption method: Use SSL to connect (recommended)
SMTP Username:
SMTP Password: *********
SMTP Outgoing Server:
Port: 465
Encryption method: Use SSL to connect (recommended)

Add IMAP Account

6. Click Add Account

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

IMAP account has been added