Configuring a POP email account in Outlook 2010

This tutorial assumes you’ve already launched Outlook 2010.
1) To configure a POP email account, first click the “File” tab.

2) Then click The “Add Account” button.

3) Enter your name as you would like it to appear in your emails.

4) Then enter the email address you want to configure here.

5) Enter and confirm the email account’s password.

6) Click here to manually configure your mail server settings.

7) Then click “Next”.

8) Ensure the “Internet E-mail” option is selected, then click “Next” again.

Next we have to configure our server settings.

9) Ensure “POP3” is selected as the account type.

10) Then enter the incoming and outgoing mail server addresses.

11) Enter your full email address as the user name, and the password.

12) Then click the “More Settings” button.

13) Click the “Outgoing Server” tab.

14) Then click here to require outgoing server authentication.

15) Click the “Advanced” tab.

16) If you need to change your server port numbers you can do so here… otherwise just click “OK”.

17) Click “Next”.

That’s it! The email account has been added.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure a POP email account in Outlook 2010.

Configuring a POP email account with SSL in Outlook 2010

This tutorial assumes you’ve already launched Outlook 2010.
1) To configure a POP email account with SSL, first click the “File” tab.

2) Then click The “Add Account” button.

3) Enter your name as you would like it to appear in your emails.

4) Then enter the email address you want to configure here.

5) Enter and confirm the email account’s password.

6) Click here to manually configure your mail server settings.

7) Then click “Next”.

8) Ensure the “Internet E-mail” option is selected, then click “Next” again.

Next we have to configure our server settings.

9) Ensure “POP3” is selected as the account type.

10) Then enter the incoming and outgoing mail server addresses.

11) Enter your full email address as the user name, and the password.

12) Then click the “More Settings” button.

13) Click the “Outgoing Server” tab.

14) Then click here to require outgoing server authentication.

15) Click the “Advanced” tab.

16) Click here to require a secure SSL connection.

Note that by doing so the port number changed to 995, the default email port for SSL.

17) Select SSL for the outgoing server as well.

18) Be sure to enter 465 for the secure port number.

19) Then click “OK”.

20) Click “Next”.

That’s it! The email account has been added.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure a POP email account with SSL in Outlook 2010.

Configuring an IMAP email account in Outlook 2010

This tutorial assumes you’ve already launched Outlook 2010.
1) To configure an IMAP email account, first click the “File” tab.

2) Then click The “Add Account” button.

3) Enter your name as you would like it to appear in your emails.

4) Then enter the email address you want to configure here.

5) Enter and confirm the email account’s password.

6) Click here to manually configure your mail server settings.

7) Then click “Next”.

8) Ensure the “Internet E-mail” option is selected, then click “Next” again.

9) Next we have to configure our server settings.

10) Select “IMAP” as the account type.

11) Then enter the incoming and outgoing mail server addresses.

12) Enter your full email address as the user name, and the password.

13) Then click the “More Settings” button.

14) Click the “Outgoing Server” tab.

15) Then click here to require outgoing server authentication.

16) Click the “Advanced” tab.

17) If you need to change your server port numbers you can do so here… otherwise just click “OK”.

18) Click “Next”.

That’s it! The email account has been added.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure an IMAP email account in Outlook 2010.

Configuring an IMAP email account with SSL in Outlook 2010

This tutorial assumes you’ve already launched Outlook 2010.
1) To configure an IMAP email account with SSL, first click the “File” tab.

2) Then click The “Add Account” button.

3) Enter your name as you would like it to appear in your emails.

4) Then enter the email address you want to configure here.

5) Enter and confirm the email account’s password.

6) Click here to manually configure your mail server settings.

7) Then click “Next”.

8) Ensure the “Internet E-mail” option is selected, then click “Next” again.

Next we have to configure our server settings.

9) Select “IMAP” as the account type.

10) Then enter the incoming and outgoing mail server addresses.

11) Enter your full email address as the user name, and the password.

12) Then click the “More Settings” button.

13) Click the “Outgoing Server” tab.

14) Then click here to require outgoing server authentication.

15) Click the “Advanced” tab.

16) Then click this drop down box.

17) Select “SSL” for the type of encryption.

Note that by doing so the port number changed to 993, the default email port for IMAP SSL.

18) Select SSL for the outgoing server as well.

19) Be sure to enter 465 for the secure port number.

20) Then click “OK”.

21) Click “Next”.

That’s it! The email account has been added.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure an IMAP email account with SSL in Outlook 2010.

Configuring custom ports in Outlook 2010

This tutorial assumes you’ve already launched Outlook 2010.
1) To configure custom ports for your email account, first click the “File” tab here.

2) Then click the “Account Settings” button.

3) Click “Account Settings” here.

4) Highlight the account for which you want to change your server ports.

5) Then click “Change”.

6) Click the “More Settings” button here.

7) Then click the “Advanced” tab.

Let’s assume we need to change our port numbers to use SSL connections.
This is where your email account’s server port numbers are listed, and available for you to change.

8) Select “SSL” for the incoming server here.

Note that the port number was updated automatically.

9) Select “SSL” for the outgoing server as well.

10) Then enter the new outgoing server port number.

11) When finished click “OK”.

12) Click “Next”.

That’s it! The email account’s server port numbers have been customized.
This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure custom ports in Outlook 2010.

How to setup your email signature in Outlook 2010

This tutorial assumes you’ve already launched Outlook 2010.
1) To setup a signature, first click the “File” tab.

2) Then select “Options”.

3) Click the “Mail” option.

4) Then click the “Signatures” button.

5) Currently there are no signatures configured, so let’s add one. Click the “New” button.

6) Enter a name for this signature, then click “OK”.

7) Enter your signature in this text box.

8) Click “OK” when finished.

9) Click “OK” again.

That’s it! The signature has been setup and is now easily added to any email we want to send.
10) To add your signature, simply click the “Signature” option in the header.

11) Then select your signature from the drop down menu.

The signature is added to your email message!

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to setup an email signature in Outlook 2010.

How to change your email password in Outlook 2010

This tutorial assumes you’ve already launched Outlook 2010.
From time to time you may have to change your email account’s password in your hosting account.
When you do, you’ll also have to change it here in Outlook 2010 so that you continue to be able to send and receive email.
1) To change your email password, first click the “File” tab here.

2) Then click the “Account Settings” button.

3) Click “Account Settings” here.

4) Highlight the account for which you want to change the password.

5) Then click “Change”.

6) Update your password here.

7) Then click “Next”.

That’s it! The password has been updated.
This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to change your email password in Outlook 2010.

How to delete an email account in Outlook 2010

This tutorial assumes you’ve already launched Outlook 2010.
1) To delete or remove an email account from Outlook 2010, first click the “File” tab.

2) Then click the “Account Settings” button.

3) Click “Account Settings” here.

4) Highlight the account you want to delete.

5) Then click “Remove”.

6) Click “Yes” to confirm.

That’s all there is to it!
Remember that removing an email account here does not delete the account from your hosting account… it simply means you can no longer use the account with Outlook 2010.

You can always re-configure your email account in Outlook 2010 again, as long as it still exists in your hosting account.
This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to remove an email account from Outlook 2010.