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Mail setup – Outlook Mac

Outlook should autoconfigure itself, requiring only your name, email, and password, as follows:

  1. Add a new mail account in Outlook, from ToolsAccountsAdd an account.
  2. Enter your name, email address, and the password for your new mailbox.
  3. If asked to “Allow this web site to configure email@domain server settings?”, choose Allow.
  4. After it successfully connects and sends a test message, click Finish.

You should now be able to read and send mail.

However, if for some reason Outlook has trouble with the autoconfigure, you can use these steps to manually configure an IMAP account (which we recommend over POP):

  1. Start Outlook.
  2. On the Tools menu, select Accounts and click Add an Account.
  3. Click E-mail account, and then enter these settings:
    • E-mail Address: (your email address)
    • Password: (your email password)
    • User Name: (your email address again)
    • Incoming mail server: mail.electricembers.net
    • Use SSL to connect: yes
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail.electricembers.net
    • Override default port: yes, and enter 465
    • Use SSL to connect: yes
  4. Click Add Account
  5. Back in the Accounts window, under Outgoing Server click More Options, and enter these settings:
    • Authentication: User Name and Password
    • User name: (your email address)
    • Password: (your email password)
  6. Click OK.