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How to Set Up a Webmail Email Address in Outlook 2016

  1. After opening Outlook 2016 for the first time you will see the "Welcome to Outlook" window. If you do not see the "Welcome to Outlook" window automatically after opening Outlook 2016 you can get to it by selecting File and then Add Account. In the "Welcome to Outlook" window, enter your Webmail email address and then click Connect.


  1. You will then see a message that says, “We’re getting things ready”.


  1. Enter the password for your Webmail email address.


  1. If successful, you should see a message that says, “Account setup is complete”.


  1. If needed, the manual IMAP configuration settings for Webmail email addresses are listed below.

Incoming mail

Port 993
Encryption method SSL/TLS


Outgoing mail

Port 587
Encryption method STARTTLS


Logon Information

User Name [Your Webmail email address]



More Settings


Check the box for “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”.


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