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Microsoft Outlook 2016

Updated Apr 17th at 17:27 BST

How to set up email in Outlook 2016#

This guide takes you step-by-step through the process of setting up a new email account in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

*Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and SSL

*Note Replace example@example.co.uk with your domain name

Step 1. Launch Microsoft Outlook

Step 2. Select “File” on the top left menu bar

Launch Outlook 2013

Step 3. Select the “Add Account” button in the middle of the screen, then “Account Settings

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Step 4. Insert your “email address

Step 5. Select “Advanced options”, then select “Let me setup my account manually” then “Connect

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Step 6. This temporary screen will display

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Step 7. This screen will display the various account options – select IMAP (or POP3)

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Step 8. Server Settings:

• Incoming mail: mail3.gridhost.co.uk (Or The Host Name of your Cpanel Hosting Package)

• Port 993 (or 995 for POP)

• Encryption method: SSL/TLS

• Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) is unticked

• Outgoing mail: mail3.gridhost.co.uk (Or The Host Name of your Cpanel Hosting Package)

• Change Port to 465 or 587

• Encryption method: SSL/TLS

• Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) is unticked

Step 9. Click “Connect

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Step 10. You will now be prompted for the password

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Step 11. Your setup is complete! You can now start using your email as intended.

Step 12. If you are experiencing any issues with setting up your email address you can always contact us via our Live Chat or call us on our support line. Opening hours are 7AM to 12AM.