Outlook IMAP Email Setup

The following is a step-by-step guide for configuring your new IMAP email account using Microsoft Outlook Express.


How To: Add Email Account (IMAP)


Step 1.    Click "Tools" and "Accounts"

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Step 2. Click the "Mail" tab and click "Add" , "Mail..."

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Step 3  Enter your name and click "Next"

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Step 4. Enter your email address and click "Next"

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Step 5. Click the drop down box next to "My incoming mail server is a" and choose "IMAP" sever
    Enter the email server addresses as shown:
         Incoming mail: mail.seaside.ns.ca
         Outgoing Mail: smtp.seaside.ns.ca  then click "Next"

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Step 6. Enter your "Account name" & "Password" and click "Next" then Click "Finish" to save your settings.
    **Note** It is not recommended to save your password as this could make your account vunerable to security issues.

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How To: Add Authentication To Email Account


Step 7. Click "Tools" and "Accounts"

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Step 8. Click "Account name" then "properties"

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Step 9. Click the "Servers" tab and place a check mark in the box next to "My server requires authentication"

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Step 10. Click the "Advanced" tab, in the box labeled Outgoing mail (SMTP) enter port number "587", also click the check box next to "This server requires a secure connection (SSL) 
    Also in the box labeled Incoming mail (IMAP) enter port number "993"
    Click "Apply" then close the previous "Internet Accounts" window.

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Your account is now setup and configured properly.

 

 

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