how to Microsoft Outlook POP3 Settings

Microsoft Outlook is an e-mail client program and personal information manager, is available as part of Microsoft's Office suite. It can be used as a stand-alone application, or can work with Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SharePoint Server for multiple users in an organization, such as shared mailboxes and calendars, Exchange public folders, SharePoint lists, and meeting schedules. A version of Microsoft Outlook for Windows Mobile devices, Outlook Mobile, enables users to synchronize their Outlook data to their smartphones.

Microsoft Outlook POP3 Settings:

Incoming

username: emailaddress@outlook.com
password: your password
pop3 server: pop3.live.com
port: 995
security type: SSL/TLS
Delete email from server: never

Outgoing

Username: emailaddress@outlook.com
Password: your password
SMTP Server: smtp.live.com
Port: 587
Security Type: STARTTLS
Require Sign-in: YES

Microsoft Outlook IMAP Settings:

Incoming

Username: emailaddress@outlook.com
Password: your password
Server: imap-mail.outlook.com
Server port: 993
Encryption: SSL

Outgoing

Username: emailaddress@outlook.com
Password: your password
Server: smtp-mail.outlook.com
Server port: 587
Encryption: TLS

What is POP3

how to Microsoft Outlook IMAP Settings

Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3) is the most recent version of a standard protocol for receiving e-mail. POP3 allows you to download email messages on your local computer and read them even when you are offline. POP3 makes it easy for anyone to check their email from any computer in the world, provided they have configured their email program properly to work with the protocol.

What is IMAP

Outlook IMAP Server

IMAP (The Internet Message Access Protocol) is a mail protocol used for accessing email on a remote web server from a local client. IMAP provides the user more capabilities for retaining e-mail on the server and for organizing it in folders on the server. Compared to POP3, IMAP allows users to log into many different email clients or webmail interfaces and view the same emails, because the emails are kept on remote email servers until the user deletes them.


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