Note: If this is your first time setting up Outlook 2011, you will likely need to start with Step 1a and then proceed to Step 3. If you already have a different email account set up and/or currently use Outlook 2011, start with Step 1b and proceed to Step 3.

Follow the steps below to set up Outlook 2011:

  1. 1a. If this is the first time setting up an email account, you should see a screen similar to the one shown below.
  2. Click Add Account, then click E-mail Account.
  3. 1b. If you already have an email account set up, when you open Outlook, select Tools, then Accounts from the menu bar.
  4. 2. Add a new Email account by selecting the  + button and E-mail.
  5. 3. Use the following table to enter all of the required settings. Then click Add Account.
  6. SettingRequired Information
    Email addressEnter the full email address of the account that you are setting up.
    PasswordEnter the password that you set when you created the mailbox in your account manager.
    User nameThe full email address of the email box that you are currently setting up.
    TypeSelect IMAP or POP3.
    Incoming servermail.<>
    Incoming server port110 for POP or 143 for IMAP.
    Note: This will likely auto-populate for you.
    Override default portUnchecked
    Use SSL to connectUnchecked
    Outgoing server


    For customers:

    Outgoing server port587
    Override default portChecked
    Use SSL to connectUnchecked
  7. 4. Click More Options under the Outgoing server section.
  8. 5. Select Use Incoming Server Info for authentication, then click OK.
  9. Your email account is now set up. You may close the Accounts window and begin using Outlook 2011.