Outlook 2010

Setup your email account in Microsoft Outlook 2010

The following instructions describe in detail how to create and setup your email account when using Microsoft Outlook 2010. The instructions included here are easy to follow and can be used for setting up emails (mail servers) provided also by other web-hosting providers.
1. From Start choose Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 (it is assumed that you have used this program before so as the Internet Connection Wizard is not initiated).
2. Then go to File > Add Account
3. At the bottom, select Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and then click Next.
4. Select Internet Email, and click Next.
5. On the next window Internet E-mail Settingsyou are required to complete various fields related with your personal data, server and logon information:

    • Your Name
      Enter your name, your nick name, or your company’s name depending on how you want to be displayed when you sent an email.
    • E-mail Address
      Enter your e-mail address (in the example we are creating an email account for an imaginary email: [email protected]).
    • Account Type
      Should be POP3 (this is the default option).
    • Incoming mail server
      Your incoming server is mail.mydomain.com.au, where mydomain.com.au is the name of your domain.
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
      You must use the Outgoing Mail Server Name of your current Internet Server Provider (ISP).
    • User Name
      The email address you have been given.
  • Password
    The password is case sensitive. Decide if you want to check the “Remember password” field.
6. Outlook 2010 will test your settings. When it’s done, click Close.
7. The process is completed when you click Finish.