Outlook 2010 email setup tutorial

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Before you can configure email software to send and receive emails from our servers, you must

  1. Purchase a cPanel or Cloud hosting subscription service.
  2. Create an email account on our cPanel or Cloud hosting servers.
  3. Ensure you have your incoming, outgoing, username and password details ready to go

Once you have done this, you may configure your email software to connect to the email account you created on our servers.

Setup An Email Account In Outlook 2010 Video Tutorial

Setup An Email Account In Outlook 2010 Website Tutorial

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2010.
  2. Click File.
  3. Select Info from the drop down menu.
  4. Click Account Settings.
  5. Select the Add and remove accounts option from the drop down.

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  6. Under the Email tab, click New.

    Outlook 2010 Email Setup


    Modifying the settings for an existing account?

    If making changes to an existing account, under the Email tab you will see a list of email accounts that exist within Outlook 2010, double click on the email account you wish to make changes to, then skip to step 9.

  7. Select Email Account radio option and complete the following information:

    Your Name: The name you wish displayed when people receive your emails
    Email Address: The email address you are sending email from.
    Password: The password used for this email account.
    Re-type Password: The password used for this email account.

    Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types then click [Next].

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  8. Select the Internet Email radio option and click [Next].
  9. Complete the Settings information:

    Your Name: The name you wish displayed when people receive your emails
    Email Address: The email address you are sending email from.
    Account Type: Select POP3 or IMAP from the drop down.


    POP or IMAP?

    Read our POP vs IMAP article for more information about the two types of protocols.

    Incoming mail server: pop.example.au.com or imap.example.au.com where example.au.com is your domain name.
    Outgoing mail server: smtp.example.au.com where example.au.com is your domain name or you can enter your Internet Service Provider’s (ISP) outgoing mail server.
    User Name: Your full email address. eg. johnsmith@example.au.com
    Password: The password used for this email account.

    It is up to the end user to decide if they wish to create a new Outlook Data File or not, this choice does not affect the connection to our servers.

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  10. Click [More Settings].
  11. Select the Outgoing Server tab.
  12. Select My outgoing mail sever (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as incoming mail server. Outlook 2010 3
  13. Select the Advanced tab.
    Users can choose whether to use SSL or not, both are support on our servers.

    Without SSL Encryption
    This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) = Unselected.
    Change the Outgoing server (SMTP) number to 587.
    Use the following type of encrypted connection = None.

    With SSL Encryption
    This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) = Selected.
    Change the Outgoing server (SMTP) number to 465.
    Use the following type of encrypted connection = SSL.


    Using SSL?

    Enabling SSL on shared email services may cause some warnings to appear in your email software.  Read through our SSL on Shared Email Servers support page for more information about these warnings.

  14. Click [OK].
  15. Click [Next] then [Finish].

This completes the setup of your email account in Outlook 2010.

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