This guide will show step-by-step instructions for setting up E-mail on Outlook 2010 for Windows.

Follow these steps:

1. Open Outlook. Select File tab. In the Info section, click the + Add Account button.

2. Select Manual configure server settings or additional server types. This will allow you to enter any email account.

Note: If you're using Gmail or Hotmail (, you can enter your email address and password in the "E-Mail Account" section of the Add New Account window and skip the rest of this section. Outlook will take care of the rest of the configuration for you. 

3. Click Next.

4.  Choose Internet E-mail.

5. Click Next.

6.  Fill up the Account Settings as example shown below. 

  • Enter your name as you want it to appear on your outbound email messages
  • Enter your full email address
  • Enter your full email address also as the User Name
  • Enter your email password
  • Choose Account Type, IMAP or POP3. Here is the difference. 
  • Your mail server is, eg (where is your own domain name)
  • The Outgoing Mail Server is the same as your incoming mail server

7. Click the More Settings ... button. 

8.  Click the Outgoing Server tab.

9. Check the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox.

10. Check Use same settings as your incoming mail server. 

11. Click Advanced tab, set port numbers. 

Notes : 

  • Incoming server (IMAP): 143 (default)
  • Incoming server (POP3): 110 (default)
  • Outgoing server (SMTP): 587, 25, 26 (default)

12.  Click OK button.

13. On the E-mail Accounts screen, click the Test Account Settings ...

14. This will both check your settings and send a test email to yourself to confirm that everything is working. If you receive any errors, please check your configuration. Click the Close button on the Test Account Settings window.

15. Congratulations, you have now set up your account in Microsoft Outlook 2013. Click Finish button.