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Outlook 2010 Email Setup

This tutorial shows how to configure your email account in Outlook 2010. and are used as examples. Please follow these steps replacing with your actual domain name and with your actual email account.

If your Internet Service Provider (ISP) is Telstra BigPond, please consider the post “BigPond Outgoing Mail Server” when completing steps 6, 7 and 9 of this tutorial.

Outlook 2010 Email Setup Tutorial

  1. Open Outlook 2010 and click on File, then Info.
  2. Select Account Settings, then Add and remove accounts or change existing connection settings. from the drop down.Outlook 2010 Email Setup step 1
  3. Select the E-mail tab (normally selected by default), then click on New. (If making changes to an existing account, double click it on the list)Outlook 2010 Email Setup step 2
  4. Select Manually configure server settings or additiona server types and click Next >.Outlook 2010 Email Setup step 3
  5. Select Internet E-mailOutlook 2010 Email Setup step 4
  6. Fill the form
    • Your Name: Your name as you want it to appear on your outbound email messages.
    • E-mail Address: Your email address.
    • Account Type POP3
    • Incoming mail server:
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
    • User Name: Your complete email address.
    • Password: Your email password.

    Outlook 2010 Email Setup step 5

  7. Click on More Settings …
  8. Select the Outgoing Server tab and tick My outgoing mail sever (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as incoming mail server.Outlook 2010 Email Setup step 6
  9. Select the Advanced tab and type the following information
    • Incoming server (POP3): 110
    • Outgoing server (SMTP): 587 (If 587 doesn’t work, try 25 or 465)

    Outlook 2010 Email Setup step 7

  10. Click OK, then Next, then Finish.