1/13. Launch Outlook 2013 from your desktop or programs list by double clicking it.
2/13. Click “Next” on welcome screen.
Note: If you’re already configured an email account in the past and will just need to add another one, skip to Step 5.
3/13. On the next window, choose ”Yes” to connect an email account. Then click “Next”.
4/13. Then on the set up window that pops up, select “Manual Set up or additional server types”. Then click “Next”.
5/13. Go to File tab, then click on Add Account.
6/13. Then on the set up window that pops up, select “Manual Set up or additional server types”. Then click “Next”.
7/13. In the next section, select “POP or IMAP” then click “Next”.
8/13. Provide the following details like Name, Email Address, and account type: IMAP/POP.
Note: On the Incoming mail server section, insert the appropriate mail server for your email provider on the (e.g. for Google mail – “imap.gmail.com” ). On the Outgoing mail server section, insert the appropriate smtp server for your email provider on the (e.g. For Google mail- “smtp.gmail.com”).
9/13. Click “More Settings” and click “Outgoing Server” tab. Check the box “My outgoing server(SMTP) requires authentication”.
10/13. Then go “Advanced” and provide the following details like your Incoming server port and outgoing server from your email configurations provided otherwise use defaults then click “Ok” when finish.
11/13. A window will suddenly pops up showing the testing of the email account.
12/13. Click “Close” if the testing finished and status set to “Completed” (Refer to image below.)
Note: If test has not completed or if it prompts with “Error”, check the Error’s Tab and see the problem. Go back to STEP 7 or check if passwords provided are correct.
13/13. Finally, you’re all set so you can click “Finish” to start using your email in Outlook 2013.