How to set up your email account in Outlook 2010
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This guide shows you how to set up Outlook 2010 with your email address.
Please make sure that you have the email address for the mailbox you are looking to set up as well as the password. If you are unsure of any of these details they can be found in your LCN account under the email addresses icon.
If you're looking for a guide on Outlook 2013, you can find this at the following
How to set up your email account in Outlook 2013
- Select the File tab on the far right and click the Add Account button.
- Choose the E-Mail account option and enter your details in the fields. Once all the fields have the correct information, select Next.
- If you receive a pop up box which states Allow this website to configure email@example.com server settings, simply select Allow and this will create your mailbox using the LCN.com server settings.
- You should now receive a message which states Your IMAP e-mail account is successfully configured.Select Finish and your mailbox will finish setting up.
- On the Add New Account window you'll now need to enter the following
- Your name and email address in the User Information section.
- Select IMAP in the Account Type dropdown.
- Enter mail.lcn.com into the Incoming mail server text box.
- Enter mail.lcn.com into the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) text box.
- Enter your full email address into the User Name text box.
- Enter your email address password into the Password text box.
- Then click the More Settings button. On the window that appears, click the Outgoing Server tab, then check the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication box and click OK.
- Click Finish and Outlook will test your account settings. Once confirmed, click Close.
- Outlook will now test your username and password. Once it has finished click the Close button, then the Finish button the next screen and your email account will be set up and ready to go
If this does not work for you, simply put a tick in the Manually configure server settings box, select Next and follow the next steps below.
Depending on your internet service provider, the default port of 25 should allow you to send e-mail. If you find that you are having problems sending mail, the first step would be to change the port from 25 to 26 or 587. This can be done by choosing More settings and then Advanced and ensuring that the outgoing server (SMTP) is set to 26 or 587.
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