How To Setup An Account In Outlook 2010 for POP/POP3/IMAP (for rackspace)

by | Oct 2, 2012 | Email Support, Web Development

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I have common requests from clients requesting instructions on how to setup a normal account on Outlook 2010. Here are the few simple steps you can take!
The information you need to set up this up has either been emailed to you or you will have to request it from us. If at anypoint this setup process does not work, we can further assist you with over-the-phone training or by remotely setting it up for you. Call us and schedule and appointment today!

Step 1.
0pen Your Outlook 2012Step 2.
Click the File tab, and then click Add Account.

Add Account 2010

Add Account 2010

Step 3.
In the Auto Account Setup window, select Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and then click Next.

Manually Configure 2010

Manually Configure 2010

Step 4.
In the Choose Service window, select Internet E-mail, and then click Next.

Internet Email 2010

Internet Email 2010

Step 5.
In the Internet E-mail Settings window, complete the following fields:

  • Your Name: enter your full name
  • E-mail Address: enter your email address
  • Account Type: choose POP3. If you need IMap Support, we do not offer it any longer as of 10/2012.
  • Incoming mail server: for this tutorial, you will use mail.yoururl.com
  • Outgoing mail server(SMTP): for this tutorial, you will use mail.yoururl.com
  • User Name: Your whole new email address
  • Password: enter information supplied through email, you can request it at updates@comitdevelopers.com. If it has already been made, you will need to have it reset. Due to security, the server does not allow us to see the password after it is created.
  • Require logon using Secure Password Authentication(SPA): make sure this option is not selected.
Configuration 2010

Configuration 2010

Step 6.
Click the “More Settings” tab on the bottom right. Navigate to advanced, select the “Remove From Server” option. Set it to remove after 10 days.Step 7.
When you’re finished, click back to the main creation screen and choose the Test Account Settings button.

Test Settings

Test Settings

Step 8.
If the settings are correct, green ticks will appear in front of the testing tasks.
Click the Close button, and then click Next.
Step 9.
Click Finish. 

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