How to set up email in Outlook

1. When you start Outlook 2010, you will be greeted by a wizard

Click on the Next button

2. Would you like to configure your email account?

Check Yes here and click Next

3. Account setup method

Select third option, Manually configure server settings or other server types. Click the Next button.

4. Choose a service

Select first option, E-mail on the Internet. Click Next

5. Email settings

User information:

  • Name: your name, e.g. Franta Vomáčka
  • E-mail address: your e-mail address, e.g. info@vasedomena.xx

Server information:

Login information:

  • Username: Your email, for example info@vasedomena.xx
  • Password: Your email password that you entered when you created your mailbox in Administration

Also check Remember password here.

In the Account Settings Test, check Test account settings when you click Next.

Deliver new messages to: Outlook New Data File must be checked.

Click Next Settings.

6. Other settings

Here, switch to the Outgoing mail server tab, where the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication option must be checked, followed by Use the same settings as the incoming mail server.

In the same window, click the Advanced tab.

7. Advanced tab

Here, set the ports and encryption according to this help.

Click the OK button.

8. Test account settings

Click on Account Settings Test.

You will then test logging in to the incoming mail server and sending a test message. Everything should go smoothly.

Click Close and then click Next.

9. Exiting the guide

You can now click the Finish button and the email is set up in Outlook 2010. If you want, you can add another email account before finishing by clicking Add another account If you add another account, just repeat the previous steps.

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