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Outlook 2016 Setup for Students

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2016. 
  2. Select the File tab. 
  3. Select Add Account

    add account

  4. Choose Manual Setup or Additional Server Types and press Next.

    manual setup

  5. Choose POP or IMAP and click Next

    pop or imap

  6. Enter your information into the proper fields, as shown below, and then click More Settings....

    account settings

  7. Navigate to the Outgoing Server tab and check the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication box. Also, enable the Use Same settings as my incoming mail server radio button. 

    outgoing server

  8. Navigate to the Advanced tab and set both the Incoming server and Outgoing server to use SSL encryption. Enter the port number for the Incoming server (IMAP) to 993 and the port number for the Outgoing server (SMTP) to 465

    advanced settings

  9. Click OK and then press Next. A short test will run to verify your account settings and then click Close

    test settings

  10. Press Finish to complete the setup.


Your email will begin to download. If there are any issues, verify your IMAP settings

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