Configure an email account on Outlook 2013 y 2016

Once you have created an email account, the most confortable way of working with it is using a mail client such as Apple Mail or Microsoft Outlook.

In this guide we explain how to configure an email account on Microsfot Outlook 2013, using IMAP ( instead of POP3 ) protocol and with SSL enabled.

1 – Open Outlook 2013

Open Microsoft Outlook 2013 and click in FILE button.


2 – Choose Account Settings…

Click on Account Settings… option.


3 – Click on New… button


4 – Choose Manual setup

Choose Manal setup or additional server types and click on Next.


5 – Choose POP or IMAP

Choose POP or IMAP option and click on Next.


6 – Type basic configuration

Type the basic configuration details of the email account. We show you these details when creating an email account.

Once you finished click on More Settings button.


7 -Outgoing Server settings

A new small windows will open. On Outgoing Server tab select My Outgoing server requires authenticacion and Use same settings as my incoming mail server.


8 – Advanced settings

On Avvanced tab modify options as you see in the following image. The click on OK button to close the smal window.


9 – Continue

Simply click on Next button.


10 – Security Warning

A new Internet Security Warning window wil open. Don’t worry, it’s normal. Just click on Yes button.


11 – Testing account settings

Outlook will test the account settings. Once done, click Close button.


12 – You’re all set!

Outlook will show you a You’re all set! message.


About the Security Warning

The Security Warning from step 10 will be show again each time you open Outlook 2013. Simply click on Yes.