How to configure an e-mail account in Outlook 2007-2013 Kenya

Email clients, like Outlook, allow you to easily check your emails not going to web-interface.
This tutorial will help you to configure Microsoft Outlook 2007-2010 for your Email email account.

1) To create new account in Outlook, first go to the tab ˜File. Click on ˜Account Settings and choose ˜Account Settings from the drop-down menu.

2) Click ˜New in the new window

3) Choose the option ˜Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click ˜Next

4) Choose ˜Internet E-mail and click ˜Next

5) Enter the following settings in the corresponding fields:

Your Name: the name of your account in Outlook
E-mail Address: your email address eg
Account Type: select IMAP or POP3 from the drop-down menu
Incoming mail server:
Outgoing email server:
User Name:  full email address eg
Password: the password for this email account

Please, make sure, that the option ˜Require logon using Secure Password Authentication ( SPA ) is unchecked.

6) Click ˜More Settings

7) Go to the tab ˜Outgoing Server and check-mark the option ˜My outgoing server ( SMTP ) requires authentication ˜

8) Now go to the tab ˜Advanced and enter the following ports:

Incoming server ( if are using IMAP ): 993 port for SSL, 143 for TLS.
Incoming server ( if you are using POP3): 995 port for SSL, 110 for TLS.
Outgoing server (SMTP): 465 port for SSL, 26/587 port for TLS.

9) Click ˜Ok to return to the main window.

10) Click ˜Test Account Settings to check if everything entered is correct. If it is, you will see the statuses ˜Completed

11) If the test was successful, you can now click ˜Close to get back to the previous window.
Then click ˜Next and finish the setup.

Email Ports

  Incoming Ports  
  POP3 110
  POP3 - SSL 995
  IMAP 143
  IMAP - SSL 993
Outgoing Ports
  SMTP 25
  SMTP Alternate 26
  SMTP Alternate 587
  SMTP - SSL 465
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