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Email Application Setup: Outlook 2011 for macOS



Create a New Email Account

  1. Open the Tools menu and choose Accounts
  2. Click on E-mail Account.
  3. Enter your E-mail address: Your full email address.
  4. Enter your Password: The full case- and character-sensitive password for this email account.
  5. Enter your account User Name: Your full email address again.
  6. Incoming server: This is typically your domain name preceded by "mail.", e.g., mail.example.com
  7. Outgoing Server: This is the same as the Incoming server.

    You may need to check the box to "Override default port" and use port 26 instead of the default port 25.

  8. Click the Add Account.

Enable SMTP Authentication

Now that you've set up the email account, you need to enable SMTP Authentication.

  1. Open the Tools menu.
  2. Select the Accounts...
  3. Click the E-mail Account.
  4. Click the More Options... button.
  5. From the Authentication drop-down menu, choose Use Incoming Server Info.
  6. Click Ok.

You're done! Outlook 2011 is now correctly configured to send and receive emails.