Set up email in Microsoft Office 365 Outlook

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How do I set up my email in Microsoft Office 365 Outlook?

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This reference focuses on setting up Microsoft Office 365 Outlook. These settings are also similar in other versions of Microsoft Outlook. You can use this reference to set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook.

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Outlook

In Outlook, select "File" and click "Account Settings", then "Manage Profiles".

Next, Click "Yes" if prompted to allow Outlook to make changes to your device, then click "Email Accounts."

On the Account Settings window, click "New..."

On the Add Account window, select "Manual setup or additional server types" and click Next.

For your server type, select "POP or IMAP" and click Next.

On the POP and IMAP Account Settings window, enter your information as follows:

  • Your Name-Enter your first and last name
  • E-mail Address-Enter your e-mail address
  • Account Type-Select POP3 or IMAP
  • Incoming mail server-Enter mail.rainierconnect.com for your incoming mail server
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)-Enter mail.rainierconnect.com for your outgoing mail server
  • User Name-Enter your e-mail address, again
  • Password-Enter the password you set up for your e-mail account, and check "Remember Password" box
  • Click "More Settings"

On the Internet E-mail Settings window, select the "Outgoing Server" tab.

Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."

Select "Use same settings as my incoming mail server."

Select the "Advanced" tab and change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 587.

Click OK.

Click Next.

Click Finish.

E-Mail login format: Fully qualified (username and password are both case-sensitive)

Server settings: SSL and/or TLS/STARTTLS encryption should be enabled.

Incoming: POP   - mail.rainierconnect.com - Port 995 if using SSL, Port 110 if using TLS/STARTTLS

Incoming: IMAP  - mail.rainierconnect.com - Port 993 if using SSL, Port 143 if using TLS/STARTTLS

Outgoing: SMTP - mail.rainierconnect.com - Port 465 if using SSL, Port 587 if using TLS/STARTTLS - SMTP Authentication Required

 

 

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