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How to set up Outlook 2010

Setup Outlook 2010 - This tutorial will teach you how to setup Outlook 2010 with your Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, Hosting, and other email accounts. Configure Outlook 2010.

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.


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


How to configure Outlook 2010

Open Outlook 2010

If this is the first time you open Outlook 2010 since its install, a window will immediately pop up asking you to setup your email account. Click yes and proceed. Now you will only need to read this tutorial from here *

If this is not the first time you open Outlook 2010, no setup window will pop up.
To setup a new email account just click on File, Info and select + Add Account like in the following picture:

* A new window will open for an Auto Account Setup
Select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types option
Click Next

A new window will open for you to Choose your E-mail Service
Select Internet E-mail
Click Next

A new window will open to setup your Internet E-mail 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)


Now imagine this is you:
Your name: Peter Smith
Your email: petersmith@server.com

Insert your data as the following picture:

Click Next and you're donne.
Set up your email on other devices: