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Email Application Setup: Outlook 2019 for Windows

This article will show you how to configure your Bluehost email account using Microsoft Outlook 2019. The process is similar to that of Microsoft Outlook 2016 with a few changes in UI.

Note: We will be configuring the email account using SSL Hostnames for SMTP and IMAP protocols.

  1. Launch Microsoft Outlook 2019 on your computer. If you are launching it for the first time, you will directly see the window as shown below. If you have already configured some other email accounts on Outlook, you can click on  File Menu > Add Account to see the window as shown below.

    a. Enter your Email Address.
    b. Check the box that reads, Let me set up my account manually.
    c. Click on Connect.

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  2. Select POP or IMAP depending upon the Incoming Protocol you prefer. In this article, we have selected IMAP. 
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  3. Refer to the Email Client Settings below, and based on your preferences, enter the respective hostnames, port numbers, and encryption methods for the Incoming Mail and Outgoing Mail servers. 
    Click on Next.
    SSL Email Port Settings
    Outgoing Server SMTPsmtp.example.comPort 25/587
    Incoming Server IMAPimap.example.comPort 993
    Incoming Server POPpop.example.comPort 995
     
    Non-SSL Email Port Settings
    Outgoing Server SMTPmail.example.comPort 25/587
    Incoming Server IMAPmail.example.comPort 143
    Incoming Server POPmail.example.comPort 110
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  4. Enter the password for your email account with us and click on Connect.
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  5. Your email account has been configured successfully!
    Click on Done to conclude the process.
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  6. You can now send and receive emails from your Email Client.
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For further assistance, you may contact our Chat Support or Phone Support via 888-401-4678. You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.