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Q: How to set up Mac Mail to sync your Outlook.com account This thread is locked from future replies

I’m having trouble getting my Mac Mail account to sync with my Outlook.com account.  How can I correct this??

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To set up your Mac Mail to sync your Outlook.com account’s email:

 

1.       Open Mac Mail.

2.       From the File menu, choose Add Account…

3.       Input your account information.

 

If Mac Mail allows you to choose an account type (POP3 or IMAP):

 

4.       Choose Account Type: IMAP.

5.       Input the following as the Incoming Mail Server: imap-mail.outlook.com.

6.       Choose to Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for incoming mail security.

7.       Input the following as the Outgoing Mail Server: smtp-mail.outlook.com.

8.       Choose to Use Authentication.

9.       Choose to Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for outgoing mail security.

 

If Mac Mail does not allow you to choose an account type (POP3 or IMAP):

 

4.       Change your Email Address/User Name to a dummy value, like *** Email address is removed for privacy ***.

5.       Change your Password to a dummy value, like “password”.

6.       Click Continue.

7.       Choose Account Type: IMAP.

8.       Input the following as the Incoming Mail Server: imap-mail.outlook.com.

9.       Choose to Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for incoming mail security.

10.      Input the following as the Outgoing Mail Server: smtp-mail.outlook.com.

11.      Choose to Use Authentication.

12.      Choose to Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for outgoing mail security.

13.      Click Create.

14.      Choose Preferences from the Mail menu.

15.      Click the Accounts icon in the toolbar at the top of the Mail Preferences window.

16.      Click the account you just created.

17.      Change the Email Address/User Name and Password to your. actual Microsoft Account email address and password.

 

For more information on connecting your app to Outlook.com, visit this link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/outlook/send-receive-from-app.

 

 

           

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Views: 211693 Last updated: September 19, 2017 Applies to:
Outlook.com / Email / Sending, receiving, and reading email