Setup Outlook 2011


Before you start

Things you will need

  1. Your email address.
  2. Your email password.


  1. Open Outlook 2011 for Mac
  2. If you are starting outlook for the first time, you will see the Startup Wizard come up. If that happens proceed to step 4.
  3. If the Startup Wizard does not come up, go to the menu bar (on the top) click Tools and then click Accounts
  4. Click on E-mail Account.
  5. Enter your email address in the E-mail address field.
  6. Enter your password in the Password field.
  7. Uncheck Configure automatically.
  8. Enter your email address again in the User name field.
  9. Then, choose IMAP in the Type dropdown menu.
  10. Enter in the Incoming server field.
  11. Check the box Use SSL to connect.
  12. Enter in the Outgoing server field.
  13. Check the Override default port box and enter 465 in the number box to the left of the Outgoing server field.
  14. Check the Use SSL to connect box.
  15. Click Add Account
  16. Click on More Options at the bottom of the window.
  17. Choose Use Incoming Server Info in the Authentication drop down menu and then click on OK.
  18. Exit out of this setup screen by clicking the red x on the top left of the small window (don’t close out of the outlook program).
  19. Your outlook should be ready to be used.
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