This guide will explain how to setup your email address in Microsoft Outlook 2010. For customers using LCN web hosting, WordPress hosting and Email hosting.

Before you start you’ll need to have setup an email address in your LCN account. You can learn how to do this here.

Let’s get started…

Automatic Setup

  1. Click File and select Add Account.
  2. Place the following settings in the Email Account section under Auto Account Setup:
    • Enter your full name in the Your Name field
    • Enter your email address in the Email Address field
    • Enter your password in the Password field
    • Confirm your password again in the Retype Password field

  3. Click Next to begin the Auto Account Setup process.
  4. If a pop-up box appears asking to allow your email service provider to configure server settings, click Allow.
  5. Once you receive a message telling you that set-up is complete, click Finish.

Manual Setup

If the above steps fail, you can try again using the Manually configure server settings or additional server types option, select Next and follow the steps below:

  1. Select Internet E-mail and click Next.
  2. On the Add New Account window enter the following information:
    • in the User Information section, enter Your Name and E-mail Address
    • Choose IMAP in the Account Type dropdown
    • In the Incoming mail server field, enter mail.lcn.com
    • In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) field, enter mail.lcn.com
    • Enter your full email address into the User Name text box
    • Enter your email address password into the Password field
  3. Click More Settings and select the Outgoing Server tab.
  4. Tick My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and ensure Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.
  5. Click OK and select Finish.
  6. Outlook 2010 will test your email account and two green ticks will appear if all the information is entered correctly.
    Please Note: If two green ticks do not appear, please ensure there is no spelling mistakes in any of the account settings.

  7. Once testing is complete, click Close.

That’s it! You’ve now completed your email setup on Outlook 2010.

Please Note:

Depending on your internet service provider, the default port of 25 should allow you to send email. If you find that you are having problems, the first step would be to change the port from 25 to 26 or 587. This can be done by choosing More settings, Advanced and changing the outgoing server (SMTP) port to 26 or 587.

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