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Help Center / Setup Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013 (Windows) for IMAP

To add an IMAP account to Outlook 2010 or 2013, follow the steps below:

1.  Open Outlook and in the toolbar click on the FILE tab.
2.  Click on Add Account above the Account Settings button.


3.  Click Manually configure server settings or additional server types, followed by [NEXT].


4.  On the Choose Service page, click Internet E-mail, followed by [NEXT].


5.  Provide the following information on the Internet E-mail Settings page.

Under User Information

In the Your Name box type the name you want other people to see when you send email from this account.

In the E-mail Address box type your email address.

Under Server Information

In the Account Type list click IMAP.

In the Incoming mail server box type

In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box type

Under Login Information

In the User Name box type your full email address

In the Password box type your password. (You will probably want to check the box next to Remember password to keep Outlook from prompting for your password every time it checks for email.)

6.  Click on the [More Settings] button.
7.  Select the Outgoing Server tab.

8.  Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.  (It should automatically select “Use the same same settings as my Incoming Mail Server“, otherwise select this option as well.)
9.  Click on [OK] to return to the Add New Account page.
10.  Back on the Add New Account page click on the [NEXT] button. After Outlook tests your account click on the [Close] button.
11.  On the Congratulations page click on the [Finish] button.
12.  On the Account Settings page click on the [Close] button.

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