EMAIL SETUP: Microsoft Outlook 2013
Posted by on 07 September 2017 09:59 AM

In order to send and receive email using Microsoft Outlook 2013, you need to setup your account as described below –


1. Click on the File tab then click on the Add Account.

2. On the Auto Account Setup menu, select the option for Manual setup or additional server types, then click Next.

3. On the Choose Service menu, click the POP or IMAP option then click the Next button.

You will then see the POP and IMAP Account Settings menu, fill in the fields.

4. 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.

5. Click the More Settings button.

6. Click the Outgoing Server tab.

Check “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication“.

Check “Use same settings as my incoming mail server“.

7. Click the Advanced tab.Enter your settings, below is a description of the available options.

  • Incoming Server
    • Standard (POP3): 110
    • Standard (IMAP): 143
  • Outgoing Server
    • Standard: 25* or 26
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: None

8. Click the OK button.

9. Click the Next button, Outlook will test the the account settings.


Note: You will see two tasks: Log onto incoming mail server, and, Send test e-mail message. When they are complete, Close button.

You will see a message stating “You’re all set!” click the Finish button.

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