How to setup an email account in Outlook 2010

Enter your domain name to retrieve your email server settings.

  • We’ll show you exactly which settings you need to setup your mail on your PC or mobile device.
  • At this stage you should already have an email account created on your hosting control panel.

 

Setup your email account in Outlook 2010

  1. Start Outlook.
  2. On the File menu, click Info and click Account Settings.
  3. Select Account Settings from the list.
  4. On the E-mail tab, click New and select Email Account, and then click Next.
  5. Click to select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box and click Next.
  6. Click Internet E-Mail, and then click Next.
  7. In the Server Information section, select IMAP for Account Type.
  8. In the Your Name box, enter your name exactly as you want it to appear to recipients.
  9. In the E-mail Address box, type your e-mail address.
  10. In the User Name box, type your account name.
  11. In the Password box, type your password.
  12. In the Incoming mail server box, type mail.yourdomain.co.za. (Replace yourdomain.co.za with your actual domain name)
  13. In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, type mail.yourdomain.co.za. (Replace yourdomain.co.za with your actual domain name)
  14. Then click the “More Settings” button.
  15. Click the “Outgoing Server” tab.
  16. Check the box that says “My Outgoing Server(SMTP) Requires Authentication”. Click “OK”. 
  17. Click Next after you have completed entering this configuration information, and then click Finish.

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