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Setting up Microsoft Outlook for Windows (IMAP)

Configuring Microsoft Outlook using IMAP

1. On the File tab, click Info, then click Account Settings, and then click Account Settings.

Outlook 2007: From the Tools menu, choose Account Settings.
Outlook 2003: From the Tools menu, choose E-mail Accounts. Select Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.

2. Click New to add your email address.  

Outlook 2003: Select IMAP and then click Next.

3. If you do not have existing email accounts in Outlook, skip to step 4. Otherwise, click the POP or IMAP button, and then click Next.

Outlook 2010: Select E-mail Account, and then click Next.
Outlook 2007: Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, and then click Next.
Outlook 2003: Skip this step.

4. Select Manual setup or additional server types, and then click Next.

Outlook 2010: Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and then click Next.
Outlook 2003: Skip this step.

5. Select POP or IMAP, and then click Next.

Outlook 2010: Select Internet E-mail, and then click Next.
Outlook 2003: Skip this step.

6. Enter your email settings as follows. When finished, click More Settings.

Your Name: Enter your name as want it to appear on your outgoing messages.
Email Address: Enter your full email address.
Account Type: Select IMAP (Outlook 2010 and 2007 only)
Incoming mail server: mail.hostedemail.com 
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail.hostedemail.com
User Name: Enter your full email address.
Password: Enter your email password and put a check next to Remember password.

7. Click the Outgoing Server tab and then click to put a check next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.  Ensure that the option Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.


8. Click the Advanced tab. Under Incoming server (IMAP) and the Outgoing server (SMTP), choose SSL from the drop-down lists labeled Use the following type of encrypted connection. Change the outgoing server port number to 465, and then click OK.


9. Click Next.


10. In Outlook 2010 and 2013, a Test Account Settings window appears. If the configuration was successful, all tests will display the status Completed. Click Close.


11. Click Finish.


12. Click Close.

Your email account configuration is now complete!

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