Set up email in Outlook

In order to view emails sent to your new POP3 account via Microsoft Outlook, please follow these instructions for set up: 

  • In Outlook, select Tools / Account Settings 
  • On the Email tab, click the New button 
  • Click the Next button
  • Check the Manually configure server settings or additional server types checkbox
  • Click the Next button
  • Click the Internet E-mail button
  • Click the Next button
  • Enter the following information: 
    • Your Name—Enter your first and last name. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send
    • E-mail Address—Enter your entire email address (e.g.,, using all lowercase letters
    • Account Type—Select POP3 from the drop-down menu
    • Incoming mail server—Enter the following server name:
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)—Enter the following server name: 
    • User Name—Enter your entire email address (e.g.,, using all lowercase letters
    • Password—Enter the password for your email account
    • Check the Remember password checkbox, if you want Outlook to check for email without prompting you to enter your password
  • Click the More Settings button
  • Click the Outgoing Server tab
  • Check the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox. Leave the default setting to, Use same settings as my incoming mail server
  • Click the Advanced tab 
  • Check the This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) checkbox
  • In the Use the following type of encrypted connection dropdown, select SSL
  • Enter the following information: 
    • Incoming server (POP): 995 
    • Outgoing server (SMTP)*: 465
      * If you are unable to use port 465, you can use one of the following alternate SMTP ports: 587 or 8025

A POP connection removes email from the server during download. If you want to access these messages from other email clients, check the Leave a copy of messages on the server checkbox, and set preferences as desired.

  • Click the OK button
  • Click the Next button
  • Click the Finish button
  • Click the Close button

Note: Outlook’s Test Account Settings tool will often indicate that the connection was not successful, though your settings are correct. Please disregard the Test Account Settings tool.

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