How to Configure Mail Server on Ms Outlook?

Before configuring Mail Server ID on Ms. Outlook, you must configure Mail on Linux VPS Server with a domain name, for this you can take the help of our document.


Domain Name

SSL certificate (for SSL)

Ms. Office

Configure Ms. Outlook

Open Ms outlook and click on the File option on the top left corner.

Then click on the Add account option.

Click on Manually configure server settings.

Choose service i.e. Internet e-mail is used to connect SMTP with POP or IMAP server to send and receive a message.


The next step is to fill in all the information like user, server, log in.

In user information

Your name: user_name

Email Address:

In sender information

Account type: IMAP or POP3

Incoming Mail Server: your_FQDN(

Outgoing Mail Server: your_FQDN(

In login information

User name:

Password: your_password

After that click on More settings and in Outgoing server select the first option i.e. My outgoing server.

Also in the advanced options search for cheap managed server provider port number here, you will define Incoming and Outgoing port numbers with SSL or without SSL.


Incoming Ports for IMAP

Port 143 is the default IMAP non- encrypted port

Port 993 is the port you need to use if you want to connect using IMAP securely

Incoming Ports for POP3

Port 110 is the default POP3 non-encrypted port

Port 995 is the port you need to use if you want to connect using POP3 securely

Outgoing Ports for SMTP

Port 25 is the default SMTP unencrypted port

Port 465 is the port used if you want to send messages using SMTP securely

Port 2525 this port is opened on all SiteGround servers in case port 25 is filtered (by your ISP for example) and you want to send non- encrypted emails with SMTP

Configure with SSL

SSL certificate is mandatory at the server end and if you don’t know how to configure then follow the document to configure Domain Name with SSL. (

If you use IMAP then select 993 for SSL and If you use POP3 then select 995 and for SMTP use 465.

Configure without SSL

You don’t require an SSL certificate for non-encrypted configuration, here you can use IMAP with Port 143, POP3 with Port 110, SMTP 25, or 2525.

Now come back and click on test account settings and if it completed click on next otherwise search for the mistakes in the above entries.

In the last click on finish and you will be able to use your account for receiving and sending mail in other networks.



From the above configuration, you will be able to configure the mail server account in outlook with SSL or without SSL.

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