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  • Open Outlook 2010 or launch the Outlook 2010 application on your computer.
  • Access the “Account Settings”
  • Click on the “File” tab located in the top-left corner of the Outlook window.
  • From the drop-down menu, select “Info” and then click on “Account Settings”.
  • Click “Add Account” in the Account Settings window.
  • Navigate to the “Email” tab and click on the “New” button.

Outlook 2010 - Add Account

  • Complete “Your Name” as you would like it to appear in your emails.

Outlook 2010 - Email Setup

  • Then type in the “E-mail Address” you want to configure.

Outlook 2010 - Email Address

  • Enter your “Password” and re-enter to confirm in the “Re-type Password” text field.

Outlook 2010 - Email Account Password

  • Click “Manually configure server settings or additional server types”.
  • Then click “Next”.
  • Ensure that “Internet E-mail” option is selected, then click “Next” again.

Outlook 2010 - Internet Email

  • Next, we have to configure our Server Settings.
  • Ensure POP3 is showing as “Account Type”.

Outlook 2010 - Server Settings

  • Enter the “Incoming mail server” details and the “Outgoing mail server (SMTP)” address.

Outlook 2010 - Incoming Outgoing Server

  • Under Logon Information, enter your full email address as the “User Name” and your “Password”.

Outlook 2010 - Username & Password

  • Click the “More Settings” button on the right.
  • Select the “Outgoing Server” tab.
  • Tick the “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” box.
  • Select the “Advanced” tab.

Outlook 2010 - Outgoing Server Authentication

  • Change your Server Port if required, otherwise just click “OK”. If you are experiencing difficulties on Port 25, you can change it to Port 587.

Outlook 2010 - Server Port Numbers

  • Click “Next” in the next window
  • You have successfully configured your POP email account in Outlook 2010. You can now start sending and receiving emails using your Outlook application.

 

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