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How to set up Outlook

This tutorial will teach you, step by step how to setup Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, Express and Mozilla Thunderbird with your Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, Hosting, and other email accounts.

Microsoft Outlook is a part of Microsoft Office, if you don't have it then you should install it or use free alternatives like Mozilla Thunderbird.

Outlook

These email settings are also available for other devices like PC, Mac, Iphone, etc. Just choose your option in our menu.

Thunderbrid
 

This tutorial will teach you step by step with practical examples and screenshots, how to configure Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013, Express and Mozilla Thunderbird with your Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, Hosting, and other email accounts.

To proceed, please choose your option from our menu. You have several Outlook settings:

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How to setup Outlook 2003
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How to setup Thunderbird
How to setup Gmail in Outlook
How to setup Gmail in Outlook Express
How to setup Gmail in Outlook 2003
How to setup Gmail in Outlook 2007
How to setup Gmail in Outlook 2010
How to setup Gmail in Outlook 2013
How to setup Gmail in Thunderbird
How to setup Hotmail in Outlook
How to setup Hotmail in Outlook Express
How to setup Hotmail in Outlook 2003
How to setup Hotmail in Outlook 2007
How to setup Hotmail in Outlook 2010
How to setup Hotmail in Outlook 2013
How to setup Hotmail in Thunderbird
How to setup Yahoo in Outlook
How to setup Yahoo in Outlook Express
How to setup Yahoo in Outlook 2003
How to setup Yahoo in Outlook 2007
How to setup Yahoo in Outlook 2010
How to setup Yahoo in Outlook 2013
How to setup Yahoo in Thunderbird
How to setup Hosting in Outlook
How to setup Hosting in Outlook Express
How to setup Hosting in Outlook 2003
How to setup Hosting in Outlook 2007
How to setup Hosting in Outlook 2010
How to setup Hosting in Outlook 2013
How to setup Hosting in Thunderbird
 

All the Outlook settings are very similar

 

All the Outlook settings are very similar. Only the server settings will change.

At first you will only have to provide your name, email, user name (that is usually your email) and password.

Then all you will need, is to know your server's email provider settings.

These are the server settings for the most common email providers:

 

 

Gmail settings

 

You will need to enable POP in Gmail:
1 - Log in to Gmail
2 - Click on the Configuration button at the top of the page
3 - Select Settings
4 - Select Forwarding and POP/IMAP
5 - Enable POP and select what you wish to occur wen accessing POP emails.

These are the Outlook settings necessary to configure Gmail in Outlook:
Incoming mail Server (POP3): pop.gmail.com | port 995 | with an SSL encrypted connection
Outgoing mail Server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com | port 465 | with an SSL encrypted connection | requires authentication

 

 

Hotmail / Outlook.com settings

 

You will need to enable POP in Hotmail:
1 - Log in to Hotmail
2 - Click on the Configuration button at the top of the page
3 - Select More mail settings
4 - Select Connect devices and apps with POP
5 - Enable POP and select what you wish to occur wen accessing POP emails

These are the Outlook settings necessary to configure Hotmail in Outlook:
Incoming mail Server (POP3): pop3.live.com | port 995 | with an SSL encrypted connection
Outgoing mail Server (SMTP): smtp.live.com | port 587 | with an TLS encrypted connection | requires authentication

 

 

Yahoo settings

 

You will need to enable POP in Yahoo:
1 - Log in to Yahoo
2 - Click on the Configuration button at the top of the page
3 - Select Mail Options
4 - Select POP & Forwarding
5 - Enable POP and select what you wish to occur wen accessing POP emails

 

These are the Outlook settings necessary to configure Yahoo in Outlook:
Incoming mail Server (POP3): pop.mail.yahoo.com | port 995 | with an SSL encrypted connection

Outgoing mail Server (SMTP): smtp.mail.yahoo.com | port 465| with an TLS encrypted connection | requires authentication

 

 

Hosting settings

 

These are the most common settings BUT you should ONLY use the ones provided by your Hosting service.

Incoming server (POP3): mail.yourwebsite.com | port 110 | No encrypted connection
But in it can also be mail.anotherserver.com | port 995 | encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing server (SMTP): mail.yourwebsite.com | port 587 | No encrypted connection
But in it can also be mail.anotherserver.com | port 465 | encrypted connection: SSL
Requires authentication with your username (your email) and password (provided by your hosting provider)

Never leave copies of messages in the server otherwise your server account will keep pilling up emails until its full, resulting in errors and preventing you from sending and recieving emails (and deleting them from your Outlook's inbox will make no difference)

 

 

Other email accounts settings

 

These are the most common settings BUT you should ONLY use the ones provided by your email provider.

Incoming server (POP3): mail.server.com | port 110 | No encrypted connection
But in it can also be mail.anotherserver.com | port 995 | encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing server (SMTP): mail.server.com | port 587 | No encrypted connection
But in it can also be mail.anotherserver.com | port 465 | encrypted connection: SSL
Requires authentication with your username (your email) and password (provided by your email provider)

Never leave copies of messages in the server otherwise your server account will keep pilling up emails until its full, resulting in errors and preventing you from sending and recieving emails (and deleting them from your Outlook's inbox will make no difference)

 

 

 

 

 

Set up your email on other devices:
PC | MAC | ANDROID | IPHONE