How do I set up Microsoft Outlook 2010 using IMAP?

Step 1

On your computer, click the Start Menu and select Control Panel.

Step 2

If using Windows XP, double-click the Mail icon.

Step 3

Click the E-mail Accounts button.

Step 4

Under the E-mail tab, click the New button to add your e-mail account.

Step 5

Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and then click the Next button.

Step 6

Select the Internet E-mail type of account and then click the Next button.

Step 7

Enter Your Name. This is the name that will appear when others receive your e-mail.

Enter your e-mail address.

Select IMAP from the Account Type drop-down box.

Enter mail.(yourdomain).com as the Incoming mail server.

Enter mail.(yourdomain).com as the Outgoing mail server (SMTP).

Enter your full e-mail address as the User Name.

Enter the e-mail account Password.

Check the box for Remember Password if you do not want to enter your password every time you check or send mail from this account.

Click the More Settings button

Step 8

Select the Outgoing Server tab from the top of the new window that opens.

Step 9

Check the box for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and ensure that Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.

Next, click the Advanced tab at the top of the window.

Step 10

Enter port 143 as the Incoming server (IMAP) port.

Enter port 587 as the Outgoing server (SMTP) port.
Click the OK button to save your settings.

Step 11

Click the Next button.

Step 12

If the part of the test fails, go through the previous steps and
double-check all of your settings in Outlook. If the test is successful,
click the Close button.

Step 13

Click the Finish button.

Step 14

Click the Close button to close the Account Settings window.

Step 15

Click the Close button to close the Mail Setup window.

Step 16

You may now launch Outlook 2010 from the Start menu and begin writing and checking your mail!