How to change Outlook settings for Cloud email

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TitleHow to change Outlook settings for Cloud email

If you have been recently migrated there is a good chance you'll need to change a few email settings. Please use this guide to modify an existing mailbox setup in the email client Outlook,.

The guide follows settings for a POP configuration which is the most common type of email setup, however if your interested in using an IMAP setup please follow the guide, but refer to the table at the bottom of this article for settings pertaining to IMAP.

1. Open Outlook
2. Click file in the top left hand corner
Outlook 1
3. This will open the Account Settings Dialog
4. Select your desired email address and click 'Change...'
Outlook 2

Once you have completed the above steps, you will see a screen similar to the one below. Below this screenshot, you will find a table containing all of the required information. Please use this table, to fill out the fields as per our screenshot.

Outlook for Cloud

Here you can see your email account settings.

Your Name
Your name as you wish it to appear for your recipients.
Your Name
Email Address
Your full email address.
Incoming mail server
If you are using POP (most people will) use pop.yourdomain

However if using IMAP please use or or

Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
Enter our outgoing mail server. Please note that if you wish to send through our SMTP server it does require authentication.. or
User Name
Your full email address
Your mailbox password
Incoming Port
For POP the default port is 110 , however if using SSL the port is 995.

For IMAP the default port is 143, however if using SSL the port is 993.

Normal = 110
SSL =  995

Normal = 143
SSL = 993

Outgoing Port
Most ISP's tend to block port 25, so we recommend you use 587.
Non SSL = 587
SSL = 465
Once you have inserted this information, please click on More Settings, as highlighted in the above screenshot. This will open up a new window. Click on the Outgoing Server tab, highlighted in the below screenshot.

As per the below example, tick the box marked My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication, and select the bullet point Use same settings as my incoming mail server:

Outgoing server tab

Once you have done this, please click on the Advanced tab, this will then switch to a screen similar to below. Please ensure the ports are set to 110 (for Incoming) and 587 (for Outgoing) as per the below example:

User-added image

After you have done this, click OK to go back to the main settings screen. You can then click Test Account Settings to double check everything is OK, or just click Next and then Finish.

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