Monday, December 8, 2014

Procedure To Configure Microsoft Outlook In Windows

Microsoft Outlook, the most widely used personal information management software in the world, is developed by the world’s leading software maker Microsoft Corporation. Outlook gives users the ability to access emails from multiple webmail or email accounts. This way, users can receive, send and organize all their important emails in one convenient place. All you need to do is configure Outlook with the email accounts. Omni Tech Support guides can help you out here. Just follow the tech support instructions mentioned below and you can set up an email in Outlook.
  • First, launch Microsoft Outlook, and then click on File, then go to Info followed by Accounts Settings. 
  • Then, you need to highlight the account you are modifying and click on Add if you are adding a new account. 
  • Then, for Incoming mail server, enter your webmail server details 
  • For Login Information, key-in your webmail address and password. 
  • Then, check Remember password if you really feel it is safe to do so. Remember not to check Use Secure Password Authentication (SPA) 
  • After that, you need to click on More Settings and move on to Outgoing Server tab 
  • Click on My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication 
  • Choose Use same settings as my incoming mail server by clicking on it. 
  • Thereafter, on the Advanced tab, you can select SSL from Use the following type of encryption connection, for your Incoming server. 
  • Then, for the Incoming server, make relevant changes to port number 
  • In case you are using IMAP, type in your Root folder path: mail/ 
  • For the Outgoing Server (SMTP), enter the port number 
  • You need to choose TLS from Use the following type of encryption connection: 
  • Then, you need to click on OK. 
  • Hit Next, Finish, and then Close. 
  • In case this does not work when you are done, you can try adding the relevant port to your firewall. 
  • Then, if the email client is unable to find your Inbox, you need to tell it where it is: 
  • For that, go to Tools, Options and then Other tab 
  • Then, you need to click on the Advanced Options button. 
  • You need to click on Browse beside Startup in the folder and then choose the correct Inbox. 
  • Then, you need to click OK three times for the set up to complete. 
Hope, these Omni tech support guides were useful and you have set up an account in your email client.

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