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How To Setup Outlook 2011 for Mac To Check Your Email

Microsoft Outlook 2011 was built for Macs. In this tutorial we will show you how to set up Outlook 2011 to check your email.

Make sure you have created your email address in the Hosting Manager or Plesk for Windows Hosting, before setting it up in Outlook 2011 for Mac.

If you have, then continue below.


Setting Up Outlook 2011 for Mac

These are the steps you need to follow to set up Outlook 2011 to сheck your email:

  1. Open Outlook 2011.
  2. Click on Tools, and then Accounts.

  3. In the Add an Account menu, click E-mail Account.

  4. Once the account is added, you need to fill in various fields using your name, server and login information.

    Below is a description of the fields:
    Account description This is the name your mail will show in your Microsoft Office inbox.
    Full Name Enter the identifying name for your email address. In the example this is Darryl Lewis, but it can be a functional name as well such as Your Business Sales.
    E-mail address Enter your full email address, such as [email protected].
    User name Enter your full email address, such as [email protected].
    Password Enter the password you use for this email address.
    Incoming server Standard settings are mail.yourdomain.com (Replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain).
    Outgoing server We recommend using the Outgoing Mail Server Name of your current Internet Server Provider (ISP). Alternatively you can use mail.yourdomain.com (replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain), and make sure it is using Port 465.

    As Outlook recommends, check the boxes that say "Use SSL to connect".
  5. Confirm the information and click on the red circle at the top left to close.
  6. Now, to confirm the account was added, open your Outlook Inbox. You will see the account you just added with the Account Description.

Congratulations! You have added your email account to Outlook 2011. You should be able to use it to manage your email account.

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