Creating an email account in Microsoft Outlook 2010

  1. Go to the File Tab, click the Account Settings button and select Account Settings.
  2. Click the New button to start the Add New Account wizard.
  3. Select POP3 or IMAP and click Next.
  4. In auto Account Setup: Enter your name as you want email recipients to see it in the Your Name field.
  5. Enter your email address including extension, such as [email protected] into the Email Address field.
  6. Type in your password, retype it to confirm it and then click Next.

Outlook 2010 will try to automatically configure your account, which may take several minutes. If this fails:

  1. select Manually Configure Settings and click Next.
  2. Under User Information enter your name and email address.
  3. Under Server Information select POP3 or IMAP
  4. Set the POP3 and SMTP server to mail.yourdomain.com where "yourdomain.com" is your own domain name.
  5. Under Logon Information set the username as your email address.
  6. Enter your email address password in the password field.
  7. Click Test account settings. if the test succeeds continue.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Click Finish.
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