Configuring IMAP Microsoft Outlook 2010

To configure Hover email in Outlook 2010, follow these steps:

1. Open Outlook 2010

2. Select File, and then select Add Account

3. Check the option to manually configure server settings or additional server types, then click Next

4. On the Choose Service page, select Internet E-mail, then click Next

5. On the Internet E-mail Settings page, complete it as follows...

  • User Information
    • Your Name: How you would like your name to be displayed when your emails are received
    • E-mail Address: The e-mail address you are configuring
  • Server Information
    • Account Type: IMAP (preferred)
    • Incoming mail server: mail.yourdomain
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail.yourdomain
  • Logon Information
    • User Name: Your full e-mail address
    • Password: Your email account password
    • Remember password: Check ON

6. Select the More Settings... button

7. Select the Outgoing Server tab and check ON the option for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Then leave on the option to Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

8. Select the Advanced tab and adjust the following settings

  • Server Port Numbers for Non-SSL
    • Incoming server (IMAP): 143 or 110 if you are creating a POP account
    • Use the following type of encrypted connection: Auto or None
    • Outgoing server (SMTP): 587
    • Use the following type of encrypted connection: Auto or None
 
  • Server Port Numbers for SSL
    • Incoming server (IMAP): 993 - or 995 if you are creating a POP account
    • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL
    • Outgoing server (SMTP): 465
    • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL

9. Select OK

10. Select Next after returning to the Internet E-mail Settings page

11. With all of the correct settings the account will be added, and you can click Finish to start using Outlook with this e-mail address!