How to set up your email account in Outlook 2016

This guide will explain how to setup your email address in Microsoft Outlook 2016 on an LCN.com hosting package.

Before you get started, you’ll need to have your email address and password handy. If you can’t remember these details, you can get them from your LCN.com account.

If you're looking for a guide on other versions of Outlook, you can find these below:

How to set up your email account in Outlook 2010

How to set up your email account in Outlook 2013

How to set up your email account in Outlook 2019

How to setup your email account on Outlook for Mobile

How to set up your email account in Outlook 2019 for Mac

Let’s get started…

Automatic Setup

  1. Open the File menu and click the Add Account button.
  2. Enter your email address in the field provided.
  3. Click Connect.

  4. Please note:The account will automatically configure the settings for you. If this step fails, try to manually setup the email account using the instructions below.





  5. A password field will pop-up, enter your email account password in to Password field and click Ok.
  6. A field will pop up saying Account setup is complete, click OK.


Manual Setup

If the above steps fail, you can manually enter the account settings by following the instructions below:

  1. Open the File menu and click the Add Account button.
  2. Enter your email address in the field provided.
  3. Click Advanced options.
  4. Tick the option Let me set up my account manually and click Connect.
  5. Select either POP or IMAP.
  6. Complete all of the fields using the details below:

      Incoming mail:

    • Server: mail.lcn.com
    • Port: 993 or 995
    • Encryption method: SSL/TLS

    • Outgoing mail:

    • Server: mail.lcn.com
    • Port: 465
    • Encryption method: SSL/TLS

  7. Once completed, click Connect.
  8. A password field will pop-up, enter your email account password in to Password field and click Ok.
  9. A field will pop up saying Account setup is complete, click OK.



The above also applies to adding any additional email accounts. If you have any trouble setting up your email addresses, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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 clicking File, Account Settings, and Account Settings again. Select your email and click Change then More settings, Advanced and changing the outgoing server (SMTP) port to 26 or 587.

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