Set Up E-mail with Microsoft Outlook 2013 using POP3 or IMAP
In this tutorial, we shall use the domain eac.co.ke with the email address email@example.com as an example.
Steps in configuring POP3 or IMAP.
In this tutorial, we shall use the email account: created firstname.lastname@example.org
Step 2 Launching Outlook
Once the email is set up, you will launch Microsoft outlook from your Microsoft Office section. To do this, go to Start - Find All Apps - Microsoft Office – Outlook
Step 3 creating the account in Outlook.
From Outlook, go to File – Add Account.
An auto select window will show up. The window will give you the option of selecting either email account or “Manual setup or additional servers”. Select the “Manual setup or additional servers” option and click Next
Step 4 Choose Service Page
You will then be directed to a page that will require you to choose the service that you need. Select “POP or IMAP” option and click Next
You will then be prompted to enter the mail server settings of your account. Fill in the fields appropriately as below:
(i) Your Name
(ii) Your Email e.g. email@example.com
(iii) Account type i.e. POP3 or IMAP
(iv) Incoming Mail Server i.e poppro.zoho.com for POP and imappro.zoho.com for IMAP
(v) Outgoing Mail Server i.e smtp.zoho.com
(vi) Password (Should be the password to your Email)
After filling in all the fields, click on More Settings.
Under the Outgoing Server tab, select the first selection box as shown
Click on the Advance tab
a. Change Incoming server to 995 for POP and 993 for IMAP.
b. Select ‘This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)
c. Change Outgoing server (SMTP) to 465.
d. Select ‘SSL’ from the drop down for encrypted connection
After that, Test the Account Settings by clicking on the Test Account Settings Button. On Success, a message will display that will inform you of success as below,
Close the window and Click Next. A similar test will be carried out, close the success window again and you will be directed to the last page
Click on Finish.