Setting up an Office 365 POP email account in Outlook 2010

Quick Settings

Incoming Settings: 

  • port 995
  • SSL applied/ticked
Outgoing Server Settings: 

  • port 587
  • SMTP authentication applied/ticked
  • TLS applied/ticked
  • Authentication - password

Step by Step Instructions

  1. Open Outlook 2010.
  2. Select the File tab.
  3. Click on + Add Account

  4. Complete the following Fields: 

    • Your Name
    • Email Address
    • Password
    • Re-type your password  
  5. Click Next, a window will appear advising you that it is configuring the network settings.  An Error may be displayed asking you to search unencrypted.
  6. Click Next. If this fails to connect and you receive an error message tick the  Manually configure server settings box and click Next
  7. Select Internet E-mail and click Next
    • Select POP3 form the Account Drop Down.
    • In the 'Incoming mail server' field type
    • In the 'Outgoing mail server' field type
    • In the Username field type in your full email address
    • In the Password field enter your email password 
  8. Click on More Settings.
  9. Click on the Outgoing Server tab.
  10. Tick My outgoing server requires authentication.
  11. Ensure the radio button next to Use the same settings as my incoming server is selected and click Ok button. 

  12. Click on the Advanced tab.
  13. In the Incoming server field enter 995.
  14. Tick This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).
  15. In the Outgoing server field enter 587.
  16. From the drop down menu next to Use the following type of encrypted connectionselect TLS

  17. Click OK.
  18. Click on Test Account settings and a results window will be displayed.
  19. Click Close to continue. A confirmation screen will be displayed.
  20. Click Finish. A list of email accounts will then be displayed.
  21. Click Close.

You should now be able to send and receive emails.