Outlook Office 365 – IMAP and POP settings

This article is intended for email accounts that are using Outlook Office 365 using Outlook 2016. If you want to use Microsoft Exchange settings, follow the instructions for Microsoft Exchange guide instead.

Outlook Office 365 – IMAP

Step 1. Search and open Outlook.

Step 2. Click File tab.

Step 3. Click + Add Account.

Step 4. Enter the email address and tick the checkbox “Let me set up my account manually”. Click “Connect” button.

Step 5. From the “Choose account type”, select “IMAP”.

Step 6. Enter the following settings:

Incoming mail:

  • Server – outlook.office365.com
  • Port – 993
  • Encryption method – SSL/TLS

Outgoing mail:

  • Server – smtp.office365.com
  • Port – 587
  • Encryption method – STARTTLS

Step 7. Click “Connect” button to continue.

Step 8. Outlook 2016 will then try to connect to the server. Enter the password for the email account for the incoming mail server and click “OK” button.

Step 9. Enter the email account password again for the outgoing mail server and click “OK” button.

(Note: Save this password in your password list is optional.)

Step 10. Account setup is complete and you may now use IMAP for your email account.

Outlook Office 365 – POP

Step 1. Search and open Outlook.

Step 2. Click File tab.

Step 3. Click + Add Account.

Step 4. Enter the email address and tick the checkbox “Let me set up my account manually”. Click “Connect” button.

Step 5. From the “Choose account type”, select “POP”.

Step 6. Enter the following settings:

Incoming mail:

  • Server – outlook.office365.com
  • Port – 995
  • TIck the checkbox “This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL/TLS)

Outgoing mail:

  • Server – smtp.office365.com
  • Port – 587
  • Encryption method – STARTTLS

 

Step 7. Click “Connect” button to continue.

Step 8. Outlook 2016 will then try to connect to the server. Enter the password for the email account for the incoming mail server and click “OK” button.

Step 9. Enter the email account password again for the outgoing mail server and click “OK” button.

(Note: Save this password in your password list is optional.)

Step 10. Account setup is complete and you may now use POP for your email account.

 

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