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How To Setup Outlook 2013 On Windows - Outlook 2013 Email Guide


This guide will show step-by-step instructions for setting up email on Outlook 2013 for Windows. While it can be used for other versions of Outlook, some screens and steps might vary.

Add a New Account:

  1. Select the File menu and choose Info
    Add Account
  2. Click the Add Account button.
  3. Choose Manual setup or additional server types
    Manually Configure
  4. Click the Next button.
  5. Choose POP or IMAP option.
    Manually Configure
  6. Click the Next button.

Account Settings

Account Settings
  • Your Name: Enter your full name as you want it to appear on your outbound emails.
  • Email Address: Enter your email address.
  • Type: Click the drop-down menu and select IMAP or POP. We recommend IMAP.
  • Mail Servers:, where is your domain name.
  • User Name: Enter your email address again.
  • Password: Enter your email password.
  • Check the box to remember your password. 

More Settings

  1. Click the More Settings button.
    More Settings
  2. Go to the Outgoing Server tab.
    Outgoing Server Tab
  3. Check the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires an authentication box.
  4. Make sure it's using the same settings as your incoming mail server.
  5. Go to the Advanced tab.

    The server port numbers you'll type here depend on the account and connection type you're setting up. Refer to your Email Configuration Settings, as necessary.

    • Click the OK button.
    • On the E-mail Accounts window, click the Next button.
    • Click the Finish button.

    You're done! Outlook 2013 is now correctly configured to send and receive emails.

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    You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.