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How to setup pop3 account with SSL in Microsoft Outlook 2016

Last modified: October 5, 2022
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How to setup POP3 email account with SSL in Microsoft Outlook 2016

1. Launch your Microsoft Outlook 2016.

2. From Top left menu, click on FILE > make sure that Info is selected on the left> click on Add Account.

3. Enter your full email address > click on “Advanced options” > tick the checkbox “Let me set up my account manually” then Connect.

4. Choose account type, select POP.

5. Enter for Incoming and Outgoing mail server (SMTP).

6. Check the checkbox “This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL/TLS)” for the Incoming mail server.

    • Select “SSL/TLS” under the Encryption method for the Outgoing mail server.

7. Assign 995 for the incoming port (POP3) and 465 for the outgoing port (SMTP).

8. Enter the password for your email address then Click OK.

9. Account setup is complete. Lastly, check the checkbox if you want to set up Outlook mobile on your phone then click OK.

Your email account now is ready to use.

Note: If you wish to edit the Account Setting, you may proceed with the below step

1. File> Account Setting> Double click your email address> More Settings

2. Click on Outgoing server tab to check on “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” as it is our currently mail server policy to allow sending from mail client.

3. Click on the Advanced tab and you can edit your port setting here.

4. By default, the system will select the option “Leave a copy of messages on the server” as a backup. Click OK.

5. After edit click OK, it will return to the Add account setting. Click on Next and click on Close after the Test Account Settings have been done.

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