How to Set Up your Email in Outlook 2010

Setup Guide

  1. First, open Outlook 2010 on your computer. Our first step is to add a new email account.
  2. Click File, and then Add Account.
  3. On the New Account screen, click the "Manually configure server settings" radio button and click Next
  4. Select "Internet E-Mail" on the next screen and click Next.
  5. Use the information below to help fill in the settings for your new email account.

    User Information
    Your Name Insert your full name here. This name will appear on all your sent email.
    Email Address Put in your full email address, for example kevin@example.com
    Server Information
    Account Type

    Select POP3 if you want the emails to be downloaded to Outlook.

    Select IMAP if you want the emails to remain on your hosting server.

    Incoming Mail Server mail.gdom.net
    Outgoing Mail Server mail.gdom.net
    Login Information
    User Name This will be your full email address. For example, kevin@example.com
    Password

    This is the password for the email account you listed above, and not the password for your control panel.

    Do NOT Check Require Login using Secure Password Authentication

    Outgoing Server Tab Next click on the More Settings... button and make the following modifications:

    Outgoing Server Tab: On the outgoing Server Tab, make sure that "My outgoing server requires authentication" is checked, as well as "Use same settings as my incoming mail server"
    Advanced Tab

    By default you do not need to change anything here, however if you are having trouble sending email then you can change the port settings here.
    Incoming port 993 (Security type startstls or SSL or auto)
    Outgoing port 587 or 465 (Security type startstls or SSL or auto)

  6. Click OK to get back to the Account Settings screen, and then click on Next.

    Congratulations, you have added your email account to Outlook 2010!

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