IMAP Email Account Setup Instructions

Instructions for setting up an IMAP account for your email on your phone and in outlook or another interface:

SETTING UP IN OUTLOOK:

Open Outlook  

Go to TOOLS and click ACCOUNT SETTINGS

tools-account-settings

Click NEW

Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP

Your Name – is the name that will appear in the SENDER FROM in people’s email accounts

Email Address – enter your email address

Password

You may see a security alert where the security certificate is not trusted.  It may then say "Do you want to proceed?" – CLICK YES.

It should automatically set it up from here with auto-discovery in Outlook 2007 and above.

If the system doesn’t automatically set up for you, you might have to MANUALLY CONFIGURE server settings, this is what you need to enter:

Your Name:

Email Address:

Account Type: IMAP

Incoming Mail Server: mail.YOURDOMAIN.com(.au)

Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): mail.YOURDOMAIN.com(.au)

Username: your full email address

Password:

internet-email-settings
Then click MORE SETTINGS (found in the bottom right corner usually)  

There are 5 tabs – 

General | Folders | Outgoing Server | Connection | Advanced

Go to OUTGOING SERVER tab outgoing-server-settings
Go to ADVANCED tab advanced-tab

If these settings do not work, change the following:

INCOMING IMAP port setting to: 143

OUTGOING server SMTP setting to: 587

Authentication is required – please refer to the OUTGOING SERVER tab instructions above to ensure this is checked.

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