Set up my email account to work with Outlook 2010

Follow the steps to set up your email in Microsoft Outlook 2010. If you have another version, click the link below for the version of Outlook you have. To find out which version you have, click the Help menu on the Outlook toolbar and click About.

Note: If you're having problems sending email in Outlook, review the steps below to make sure all steps and settings match exactly.

  1. Open Outlook, click the File tab. Under Account Information, click Add Account.

  1. Click the Manually configure server settings or additional server types checkbox and then click Next.

  1. Click Internet E-mail and then click Next.

  1. Enter your User Information:

  1. Enter your Server Information:

Important: IMAP accounts are the recommended option for customers that want to check email from multiple sources (home computer, work computer, mobile phone). If you're unsure, read about the differences between POP3 and IMAP accounts.

  1. Enter your Logon Information:

Tip: Click to select the Remember password checkbox. If you don't, you'll have to enter your password each time you want to do anything with your email in Outlook.

  1. Clear the Require logon using Secure Password Authentication checkbox.

  1. Follow the specifications depending on the type of server you chose in Step 5:

Important: If you don't complete the advanced settings, you'll see error message 550 #5.1.0 address reject.

Note: To test the settings, send a message directly from Outlook.