How To Set Up An Email Account In Outlook 2010

SETUP YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT IN OUTLOOK 2010

  • Start Outlook.
  • On the File menu, select Info and select Account Settings.
  • Select Account Settings from the list.
  • On the E-mail tab, select New and select Email Account, and then select Next.
  • Select to Manually configure server settings or additional server types checkbox and Select Next.



  • Select Internet E-mail, and then select Next.



  • In the Server Information section, select IMAP for Account Type.
  • In the Your Name box, enter your name exactly as you want it to appear to recipients.
  • In the E-mail Address box, type your e-mail address.
  • In the User Name box, type your account name.
  • In the Password box, type your password.
  • In the Incoming mail server box, type in your mail server address (For example mail.webafrica.org.za if you're using a free Webafrica email address)
  • If you are not sure of your incoming mail server for a different provider, please contact your email provider.
  • In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, type in your mail server address (for example mail.webafrica.org.za if you're using a free Webafrica email address) and enable authentication in the next step
  • If you're using a Webafrica internet connection, you can use smtp.wa.co.za without any authentication, skipping the next step
  • To enable outgoing authentication (if you're not using smtp.wa.co.za), select the “More Settings” button.


  • Select the “Outgoing Server” tab.
  • Check the box that says “My Outgoing Server(SMTP) Requires Authentication”. Select “OK”. 


  • Select Next after you have completed entering this configuration information, and then select Finish.


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