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How to Set Up Email in Outlook 2016?

Microsoft Outlook 2016 is a part of the Microsoft Office 2016 suite, used primarily for managing emails, calendars, contacts, and tasks. It supports various email protocols, integrates with other Office applications, and includes security features to protect against spam and phishing.

But before you can use its features, you still need to set it up. This article will show you how to set up your email in Outlook 2016.

Email Account Setup

Follow these instructions to set up an email account with Outlook 2016:

  1. Open Outlook on your computer and click on File in the top left corner.
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  2. Click Add Account to begin the email setup process in Outlook.
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  3. Enter the email address you wish to add to Outlook and click Connect.
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  4. Enter your password, which is also used to log in to Webmail.
  5. Click Connect to continue.
    Note : If Outlook doesn't automatically detect your settings, select IMAP and enter your domain name below to find your settings, or consult our troubleshooting guide for alternative configurations.

    Below is a detailed explanation of the email settings.

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    Below is a detailed explanation of the email settings.

      POP IMAP
    Email Address:  The email address you are setting up. The email address you are setting up.
    Incoming Mail Server: A system that receives an email. The server is found in the above results. A system that receives an email. The server is found in the above results.
    Incoming Server Port: 995 - A setting mail servers use for receiving an email. 993 - A setting mail servers use for receiving an email.
    Outgoing Mail Server: A system that sends email. The server is found in the above results. A system that sends email. The server is found in the above results.
    Outgoing Server Port: 587 - A setting mail servers use for sending an email. 587 - A setting mail servers use for sending an email.
    Outgoing Server (SMTP) requires authentication: Yes - Your full email address and password Yes - Your full email address and password
    SSL/TLS: Enable this option. Enabling SSL and using TLS ensures your email remains secure. Please be sure you are using a mail app that supports TLS 1.2. Enable this option. Enabling SSL and using TLS ensures your email remains secure. Please be sure you are using a mail app that supports TLS 1.2.


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  6. Click Done to complete setup.
    Your email account is now set up in Outlook, but you must add an extra setting to ensure all emails are correctly delivered to their respective folders.
  7. Click on File again.
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  8. Select the email account whose settings you wish to verify from the drop-down menu at the top of the screen.
  9. Click Account Settings.
  10. Select Account Name and Sync Settings in the drop-down menu that appears.
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  11. In the Folder settings, enter INBOX as the Root folder path, using all capital letters.
  12. Click Next to save your settings.
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  13. Click Done and visit your inbox. You will see that all folders appear at the same level as your inbox. imap-next-outlook
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