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How to set up Outlook 2016 to check your email

Microsoft Outlook 2016 is the latest desktop email client from Microsoft Office. If you would like to be able to access your emails offline, then setting up a desktop email client like Outlook 2016 is definitely your next step. This guide will show you how to set it up on your desktop computer.

Make sure you have created your email address in the Hosting Manager or Plesk for Windows Hosting, before setting it up in Outlook 2016.

If you have, then continue below.

Setting up Outlook 2016

These are the steps you need to follow to set up Outlook 2016 to сheck your email:

Step 1. Go to Start Menu and search for Outlook 2016. When you find the app, click on it. It will take you to a Welcome to Outlook 2016 page. Click Next.
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Step 2. On the next screen, you will be asked Do you want to set up Outlook to connect to an email account?
Choose Yes, and then click Next.
Step 3. In the Auto Account Setup page, leave the E-mail Account fields empty and select Manual setup or additional server types. Click Next.
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Step 4. On the Choose Service display, select POP or IMAP, then click Next.
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Step 5. On the POP and IMAP Account Settings screen, fill out all the required fields such as the ones under User Information, Server Information, and Logon Information.
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Below is a description of the fields:
Your Name Enter the user name for your email address. In the example, it is Bob Smith. But it can also be a functional name as well such as Your Business Sales.
Email Address Enter the full email address, such as
Account Type Choose whether you want to use POP3 or IMAP. POP3 downloads and removes your emails from the server, while IMAP leaves them on the server. We recommend POP3 (this is the default option).
Incoming mail server Standard settings are Replace the section with your actual domain.
Outgoing mail server (SMTP) We recommend using the Outgoing Mail Server Name of your current Internet Server Provider (ISP). Alternatively you can use Just replace with your actual domain.
User Name Enter your full email address, such as
Password Enter the password you use for this email address. We recommend checking the Remember Password option so Outlook will save your password for future use.
Require logon using Secure Password Authentication Do not check this option.
Step 6. Click More Settings.
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Step 7. Click the Outgoing Server tab. Then, check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as my incoming mail server. Click OK.
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Step 8. Click Next.
Step 9. Outlook will now test your account settings and you will see: Log onto incoming mail server and Send test e-mail message.
When they are completed click Close.
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Step 10. Click Finish when you see the message "You're all set!"

Congratulations, you have set up your email account in Outlook 2016.

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