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Outlook 2016 For Mac

Updated Apr 22nd at 18:34 BST

How to set-up email in Outlook 2016 For Mac#

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

*Note: This guide defaults to IMAP and SSL

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

Step 1. Launch "Outlook For Mac"

Step 2. Navigate to "Tools" then "Accounts"

Step 3. A new windows will appear which might contain already setup email accounts.

Step 4. Click the "+" on the bottom left and select the option "New Account"

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Step 5. Add the desired email address and select "Continue"

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Step 6.Outlook will unsuccessfully search for the server settings, after it is done you will be greeted by various options you need to select the option "IMAO/POP"

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Step 7. The next windowd will require your server information.

  • Type IMAP
  • Email Address
  • Username - use your email address
  • Password

*If you've forgotten your password you can reset it in your Control Panel.

  • Incoming Server mail3.gridhost.co.uk or your Cpanel Hostname.
  • Port 993 for IMAP and 995 for POP3
  • Select Use SSL to connect (recommended)

  • Outgoing server mail3.gridhost.co.uk or your Cpanel Hostname.
  • Port 465 or 587
  • Select Use SSL to connect (recommended)
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Step 8. Click on "Add Account"

Step 9. Click on "Done"

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Step 10. You will be on the accounts screen where you need to go to the "Outgoing Server" section and click on "More Options"

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Step 11. Fill in the required information.

  • Authentication Username and Password
  • Username use your email address
  • Password

*If you've forgotten your password you can reset it in your Control Panel.

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Step 12. You are done! Your email should be working on Outlook for Mac now.

Step 13. 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.