1. Open Outlook and select File.

Open Outlook 2010 and select File

2. Click Add Account.

Click Add Account

3. Check Manually configure server settings or additional server types.

4. Click Next.

Manually configure server settings in Outlook 2010

5. Select Internet E-mail

6. Click Next.

Select Internet E-mail

7. Enter Your Name and E-mail Address

8. Choose IMAP as your account type

These are the incoming and  outgoing server for SSL and NON-SSL 


    Incoming server : mail.domain.com

    Outgoing server : mail.domain.com

    (replace your OWN domain name for domain)     


    Incoming server : serverhostname.com

    Outgoing server : serverhostname.com

    (serverhostname refers to the name of the server that is hosting your website.

    the server hostname can be found from your web hosting control panel server information section )

In Logon Information enter the e-mail address and password that you created in the control panel

Configuration of the SMTP server in Outlook 2010

9. Click More Settings.

10. Select Outgoing Server and then My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

The SMTP-server requires authentication

11. Go to Advanced tab and change the port values based on your preference either SSL or NON-SSL.


Incoming IMAP : 143

Outgoing for IMAP : 587

Incoming IMAP : 993

Outgoing for IMAP : 465

NOTE : If you choose SSL settings,ensure to check This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) box.

For Root folder path enter INBOX with uppercase letters.

Click OK.

Setting up IMAP and SMTP

12. Click Finish.

The setup is complete