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Microsoft Outlook for iOS 10 (IMAP OVER SSL)

To configure the Microsoft Outlook App for an iPhone or an iPad with iOS 10 to receive and send email on our servers using IMAP and SMTP over SSL, you can follow the steps below. In this manual we are using example domain name and email address, so please make sure to replace:

Attention with your email address 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. Once you have the application installed, open it and tab the Get Started button.

2. Enter your email address and tab Add Account.

 Add account

 3. Select Setup Account Manually.

Set Up Account Manually

 4. On the Select your email provider screen, select IMAP Under Advanced.

Select your email provider

 5. Enable the Use Advanced Settings toggle.

Use Advanced Settings

6. Specify the following details:

IMAP Hostname: (replace with the server's hostname)

IMAP Username: (replace with your email address)

IMAP Password: Enter the current password for the mailbox

SMTP Hostname: (replace with the server's hostname)

SMTP Username: (replace with your email address)

SMTP Password: Enter the current password for the mailbox

 Advanced Settings

Tab the Sign In button when you've entered all the required settings.

7. Tab the Maybe Later button on the Add Another Account screen. 

Maybe Later

8. Under the Settings menu for the account, we recommend that you disable the Focused Inbox option. Focused Inbox automatically sorts your messages placing the most important emails in "Focused" and the rest in "Other". Of course, you can opt to keep this feature enabled if you wish. 

 Focused Inbox

9. Under the Advanced Settings for the account, make sure that the Spam folder is set to Junk Mail.

 Junk Mail