How to setup Microsoft Outlook 2010

In this tutorial we will show you how to setup Microsoft Outlook 2010 with your Woktron hosting account. Microsoft Outlook is an E-mail client that enables you to send and receive e-mail from your computer.

Before trying to setup Microsoft Outlook 2010, please ensure you have created your desired email address in the DirectAdmin control Panel. A detailed guide explaining how to setup your e-mail accounts can be found here

This guide describes:

  • How to setup a new Microsoft Outlook 2010 installation
  • How to update an existing Microsoft Outlook 2010 installation

When starting from a fresh Microsoft Outlook installation

  1. Start Microsoft Outlook 2010
  2. When Outlook asks you if you'd like to configure an e-mail account, answer yes.
  3. You have now arrived at the "auto account setup" tab. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types



  4. In the "Choose Service" tab, select Internet E-mail



  5. Setup your email account by using the details below:
    • email address username@domain.com
    • Account type POP3
    • incoming mail server: mail.domain.com
    • outgoing mail server: mail.domain.com
    • username: username@domain.com
    • password: xxxxx



  6. Click on "More Settings" on the same page
  7. On the Outgoing server tab, select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication"



  8. On the advanced tab, Set Outgoing server port to "587" and select "TLS" for the encryption method.
    When setting up a POP3 account, use port "110" for the incoming server.
    When setting up an IMAP account, use port "143" for the incoming server.
  9. Press OK and select NEXT to test your settings.



  10. Accept the server security certificate.



You should now be able to succesfully send and receive e-mail using Microsoft Outlook 2010


When Updating an existing Microsoft Outlook 2010 installation

  1. In Windows, Click "Start" and go to your Control Panel. Select the link to "Mail"
  2. Click on "E-Mail Accounts"
  3. Select the account in Outlook you wish to change and click "change".
  4. Setup your email account by using the details below:
    • email address username@domain.com
    • Account type POP3
    • incoming mail server: mail.domain.com
    • outgoing mail server: mail.domain.com
    • username: username@domain.com
    • password: xxxxx



  5. Click on "More Settings" on the same page
  6. On the Outgoing server tab, select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication"



  7. On the advanced tab, Set Outgoing server port to "587" and select "TLS" for the encryption method.
    When setting up a POP3 account, use port "110" for the incoming server.
    When setting up an IMAP account, use port "143" for the incoming server.
  8. Press OK and select NEXT to test your settings.



  9. Accept the server security certificate.



You should now be able to succesfully send and receive e-mail using Microsoft Outlook 2010

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