How to Add Email Account in Outlook

The following example explains how to create a new POP3 email account john.smith@example.com in Outlook Mail User Agent.

  • Prerequisite: john.smith@example.com email is added in MailManager and password is set up

Open Outlook Mail User Agent and select E-mail Accounts... from Tools drop-down menu.

Outlook tools email accounts

Specify that you will be adding a new email account

Outlook add new email account

Select server type that your email account will work with: POP3

Outlook POP3 server

Provide necessary information and press More Settings... to configure ongoing server parameters

Outlook user server logon test

Activate My outgoing server option, provide your username and password and press OK to save changes

Outlook outgoing server

Now press Test Account Settings... to test your account: wait untill all the tests are completed

Outlook test account settings

Close tests window and press Next button. That's all - you can Finish your account setup.

Outlook Congratulations

Secure Connection

If you want to make sure your emails are sent/received via secure protocol - see instruction for setting up Secure connection in Outlook.

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