Knowledgebase: Outlook
EMAIL SETUP: Microsoft Outlook 2010
Posted by on 06 September 2017 05:24 PM

In order to send and receive email using Microsoft Outlook 2010, you need to setup your account as described below –


1. Click on the File tab, select Info, and then click on the Account Settings button and select Add Account.

2. Click on New to add your Hover email address. Outlook 2003: Select POP3 or IMAP3 and click Next.

3. Check the box for “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” & then click Next.

4. Put the bullet next to “Internet E-mail” then click Next.

5. Type in Your Name/E-mail Address, Incoming/Outgoing mail servers, User Name/Password & then click More Settings.
  • Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the From: field of outgoing messages.
  • E-mail Address: Enter your full email address (
  • Server Information
    • Account Type: Select POP3 or IMAP
    • Incoming & Outgoing mail server:
  • Logon Information
    • User Name: Enter your full username ;same as your email address (
    • Password: Enter your email password
  • Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA): Leave this option unchecked.

6. Click More Settings… 

7. On the Outgoing Server tab put a check mark next to “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” & then put the bullet next to “Use same settings as my incoming mail server”.

8. On the Advanced tab change the Outgoing server (SMTP) port to 26, change the encrypted connection to None & then click OK. Tick on Leave a copy of messages on server as per your preference.

  • For POP configuration,
    Incoming (POP) Server Port Number: 110
    Outgoing (SMTP) Server Port Number: 26
  • For IMAP configuration,
    Incoming (IMAP) Server Port Number: 143
    Outgoing (SMTP) Server Port Number: 26


9. Click on Test Account Settings to test the configuration then Click Next and Finish.

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