Set Up my email in Microsoft Outlook 2010/Office 365?

Note: Difference between POP3 and IMAP

Kindly click POP3 vs. IMAP to redirect you to the discussion between POP3 and IMAP configuration before proceeding to create/add a new account.


  1. Open Outlook 2010/Office 365.
  2. Go to File -> Info -> Add Account.
  3. Select the "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" radio button and click "Next"
  4. Select the "Internet E-mail" radio button and click "Next".
  5. Enter the required information:
    • Your Name - The name you want to appear on outgoing email.
    • E-mail address - Your email address.
    • Account Type - Select "POP3" or "IMAP"
    • Incoming mail server - This will be, where is the domain of your email account.
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP) - This will also be, where is the domain of your email account.
    • User Name - This will be your full email address.
    • Password - Current and valid password for your email account.
  6. Check/Tick the "Remember Password"
  7. Select the "More Settings" button.
  8. Go to the "Outgoing Server" tab and check/tick the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication". Leave default selection as "Use same settings as my incoming mail server".
  9. Go to the "Advanced" tab.
  10. Enter the required information:
    • Incoming server (POP3)- 110
    • Incoming server (IMAP)- 143
    • Outgoing server (SMTP)- 587
  11. Click "Ok".
  12. Click "Next".
  13. Click "Finish".
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