How to setup an email account in Outlook 2013 / 2016

For POP3 Settings:

  1. Open Outlook 2016. If you see a Welcome screen, select Next > Yes.
  2. Select File > Add Account.
  3. Select Manual setup or additional server types. Select POP3 > Next.
  4. Fill in your name as you want recipients to see it and fill in your email address.
  5. Select POP as the Account Type.
  6. Incoming Mail Server: Enter mail.yourdomain.co.za (Replace yourdomain.co.za with your actual domain name).
  7. Outgoing Mail Server(SMTP): Enter mail.yourdomain.co.za (Replace yourdomain.co.za with your actual domain name).
  8. The username is your full email address and your email address password. Tick ‘Remember password‘.
  9. Click ‘More Settings‘. Select ‘Outgoing Server‘ and tick the first box ‘My outgoing server requires authentication‘.
  10. Click ‘OK‘. Click ‘Next‘ and ‘Finish‘.


For IMAP Settings:

  1. Open Outlook 2016. If you see a Welcome screen, select Next > Yes.
  2. Select File > Add Account.
  3. Select Manual setup or additional server types. Select IMAP > Next.
  4. Fill in your name as you want recipients to see it and fill in your email address.
  5. Select IMAP as the Account Type.
  6. Incoming Mail Server: Enter mail.yourdomain.co.za (Replace yourdomain.co.za with your actual domain name).
  7. Outgoing Mail Server(SMTP): Enter mail.yourdomain.co.za (Replace yourdomain.co.za with your actual domain name).
  8. The username is your full email address and your email address password. Tick ‘Remember password‘.
  9. Click ‘More Settings‘. Select ‘Outgoing Server‘ and tick the first box ‘My outgoing server requires authentication‘.
  10. Click ‘OK‘. Click ‘Next‘ and ‘Finish‘.
  • 2 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

Email Settings

Use the following settings in your email client.   Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server:...

How to setup an email account on Apple Mail

Launch Apple Mail. Select File and click Add Account. Enter your name, email address and...

Setup your email account on a Android device

You may want to setup your email account on your phone or other mobile device. Tap the email...

Setup your email account on your iPhone

From the Home screen, choose Settings. Next, tap Mail, Contacts, Calendars. In the Accounts...

South African ISP Smtp Settings

South African ISP SMTP Settings Here is a list of the majority of SA ISP...