How To Setup a POP/ IMAP Email Account in Microsoft Outlook 2013

Getting Started with Outlook 2013 

Before we begin with the set up of Microsoft Outlook 2013, we assume you've already created a new email account in cPanel or have existing email account set up on the server. This tutorial will show you how to configure email account in Microsoft Outlook. 

1. Launch Outlook 2013. If this is a new account, you'll see a Welcome screen. Click Next.
   Otherwise, navigate to the Top and click File

2. Click the Add Account button

3. Check Manual setup or additional server types, then click Next 

4. Select POP or IMAP and click Next 
5. Enter your name

6. Enter your email address

7. Choose the account type you wish to use. We will be using IMAP as an example

8. Enter the incoming and outgoing mail servers (SMTP) field

9. Fill in your email address into the User Name field

10. Enter your password


10.1. "Check" Require logon using Secure Password Authentication "SPA"

11. Click More Settings 

12. Select the Outgoing Server tab

13. Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as my incoming mail server, then go to Advanced tab

14. Select Advanced Tab

995 for Incoming server (POP3) 


993 for Incoming server (IMAP) 

Check "This server required an encrypted connection (SSL)


587 for Outgoing server (SMTP)
Select "AUTO" for Use the following type of encrypted connection


then click Ok  

   For Incoming server (POP3) enter 110 and in the Outgoing server (SMTP) enter the number 587, then click Ok

15. Click Next 

16. If the email was set up successfully, you will receive the test email with green check-marks in your Inbox. Click Finish

Congratulations! Your email account has been set up in Outlook.

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