How to Setup an IMAP Account in Microsoft Outlook 2013

Below will be a sample of video tutorial on "How to Setup an IMAP Account in Microsoft Outlook 2013"

Step by Step Guidance

1. Launch your Microsoft Outlook 2013.

2. From Top left menu click File. From Account Information, click Add Account.

3. Check the Manual setup or additional server types.

4. Check the POP or IMAP.

5. Enter your name and full email address on User's Information section.

6.  Select Account Type. Choose IMAP.

7. These are the incoming and  outgoing server for SSL and NON-SSL


    Incoming server :

    Outgoing server :

    (replace your OWN domain name for domain)     


    Incoming server : serverhostname

    Outgoing server : serverhostname


(serverhostname refers to the name of the server that is hosting your email.

serverhostname can be found from your web hosting control panel server information section )

8. Then assign your email address and password on the Logon Information and check to Remember password.

9. Then click on the More settings...� as below screenshot.

10. Then in Outgoing server tab, check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

11. Go to Advanced tab and change the port values based on your preference either SSL or NON-SSL.


Incoming IMAP : 143

Outgoing for IMAP : 587

Incoming IMAP : 993

Outgoing for IMAP : 465

NOTE : If you choose SSL settings,ensure to check This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) box.


12. Click OK button.

13. Click Finish and your email account in Microsoft Outlook 2013 is ready to use.

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