This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Outlook for Mac.

If the Mail account is already set up, but giving errors – then refer to our  Troubleshootingguide.

Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and No SSL.

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  1. Launch Outlook for Mac
  2. Select Tools from the top menu bar and then Accounts…

Add an Account

  1. Select the E-mail Account option.

Enter your account information

  1. Enter all the relevant details

·         Ensure that the User Name is the full email address.

·         If you don’t know your password, reset it via konsoleH.

·         Choose IMAP or POP according to your preference.

·         Select Override default port.

IMAP port settings

·         Default setup: incoming 143, outgoing 587

·         If SSL is required: incoming 993, outgoing 465

POP port settings

·         Default setup: incoming 110, outgoing 587

·         If SSL is required: incoming 995,  Outgoing 465

  1. Click Add Account
  2. All settings should be correct on this screen – choose More Options

Settings for SMTP server

  1. Select User Name and Password for Authentication
  2. Enter in your User name (full email address) and password then select OK

You have completed your account setup

  1. Your Outlook mail program should now be set up to send and receive mail.

Email still not working? Read our Troubleshooting Guide