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MS Outlook 2013: E-mail Setup


So you want to set up your email using Outlook® 2013. No problem! We should have your email working in Outlook 2013 in about five minutes. The following process works for most customers, but sometimes, you might need to make some small changes depending on where you live and which ISP(s) you use.

To manually set up your email account using Outlook 2013 in Windows, follow these instructions.

To Set up Email Using Outlook 2013 in Windows

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2013.
    • If the Microsoft Outlook Startup Wizard displays, in the Wizard, click Next, and then, on the E-mail Accounts page, click Next.
    • If the Microsoft Outlook Startup Wizard doesn’t display, in the Outlook toolbar, go to the File tab, and then click Add Account.
  2. On the Add Account page, click Manual setup or additional server types, and then click Next.
  3. On the Choose Service page, select POP or IMAP, and then click Next.
  4. In the Your Name field, enter the name that you want to display to recipients when sending email from this account.
  5. In the E-mail Address field, enter your email address.
  6. In the Server Information section, for Account Type, select either IMAP or POP3.
  7. Use the following settings for your incoming and outgoing servers, based on the Account Type selected:
    Incoming mail server mail.youdomainame.com
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP) smtpout.secureserver.net
    Incoming mail server imap.secureserver.net
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP) smtpout.secureserver.net
  8. In the Logon Information section, in the User Name field, enter your email address.
  9. In the Password field, enter your password.
  10. Optional: If you want Outlook to remember your password, use the check box to select Remember password.
  11. At the bottom of page, click More Settings.
  12. In the Internet E-Mail Settings dialog box, on the Outgoing Server tab, select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  13. On the Advanced tab, for the Incoming server port, Outlook 2013 should default to the following:
    Incoming server port 110
    Outgoing server port 25 or 3535
    Incoming server port 143
    Outgoing server port 25 or 80
  14. On the Add New Account page, click Next.
  15. Outlook will test your account. When finished, click Close to exit the Test Account Settings dialog box.
  16. On the Congratulations page, click Finish.

That’s it. If everything is working properly, you should see email messages in your Outlook Inbox. If you don’t, press the F9 key on your computer to receive messages.


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