lMAP configuration in Microsoft Outlook

Attention! Before You configure any IMAP settings for Microsoft Outlook, go to www.mail.ee, log in with the account You’ll use for IMAP configuration and enable external POP3 and SMTP access. In order to ensure users’ safety, default access to mailbox using POP3/IMAP/SMTP protocol is denied.

When configuring IMAP settings in Microsoft Outlook, have to remember that placement of some settings can vary in depence on version of the program.

IMAP configuration in Microsoft Outlook 2010

  1. Start Microsoft Outlook,
  2. on the File menu, click Info and click Account Settings,

  1. select Account Settings from the list,
  2. on the E-mail tab, click New,

  1. select Email Account, and then click Next,

  1. click to select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box, and then click Next,

  1. click Internet E-Mail, and then click Next,

  1. in the Server Information section, select IMAP for Account Type,
  • in the Your Name box, enter your name exactly as you want it to appear to recipients,
  • in the E-mail Address box, type your e-mail address,
  • in the User Name box, type your e-mail address,
  • in the Password box, type your password,
  • in the Incoming mail server box, type mail.ee,
  • in the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, type mail.ee,
  • for reason not to enter Your password any time programm loads incoming mail from Your mail.ee mailbox, tick the Remember password option,

  1. click on More Settings and in a new opened window choose Outgoing Server tab,

  1. tick My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and choose Use same settings as my incoming mail server,
  2. now open the Advanced tab and for the incoming server (IMAP) from the drop-down menu Use the following type of encrypted connection choose SSL, but for outgoing server (SMTP) from the drop-down menu Use the following type of encrypted connection choose TLS(recommended) or NONE,

  1. check that for Incoming server (IMAP) You have port 993, but for Outgoing server (SMTP) 587 or 25.
  2. click OK,
  3. in a window Add New Account click Next and wait till there is a form that shows You've succesfully finished operation.

  1. Now You have to configure folder list so it would be the same as in Your mailbox on mail.ee. For that reason:
  • on the File menu, click Info and click Account Settings,
  • select Account Settings from the list,
  • click twice on the account You've just added,

  • click More settings,

  • in a new opened window Internet E-mail Settings choose tab Sent Items,
  • choose Save sent items in the following folder on the server and in the list of folders select the folder where to save sent items, or create a new folder by clicking on New Folder,

  • click OK,
  • in a window Change account click Next,
  • after these steps You will see a new window Test Account settings, and if all is done correctly, You'll see the green ticks near two options, - click Close,

  • if there is a notification about successful account setup, You have finished configuration using IMAP, - click Finish.

You can root your mailbox in Outlook 2013 in the following way:

  • File-> Account Settings-> Account Settings…
  • Double click on your IMAP account.
  • Button: More Options…
  • Tab: Advanced
  • Option: Root folder path
  • Usually setting this to “Inbox” will do the trick.
  • OK yourself out all of the opened dialogs.

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