Outlook 2013

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Email Setup for Outlook 2013 with Rackspace Mail

Incoming and outgoing mail server: secure.emailsrvr.com

Walkthrough Setup Guide Video

If you prefer to watch a narrated screen capture video play this or see the screenshots further down.

Step by Step Setup Guide with Screenshots

01 – Opening Outlook 2013 for the first time
02 – Welcome to Outlook 2013 press Next to continue

or if you have opened outlook before it may not prompt to setup an account

2a – If not prompted as above go to the File Tab and Add Account
and then continue from step 04…
2a - account information
03 – Leave the option on Yes to create an email account and press Next
04 – You will be prompted to enter details of your email account which you can do if you like
05 – Select Manual setup and press Next to proceed
06 – Select POP IMAP and then Next
07 – Choose IMAP for cloud mail sync between computer and phone or POP to download separate copies to each device
08 – Incoming and outgoing server is secure.emailsrvr.com and the email address is the username
09 – Click More Settings – Outgoing tab: tick my outgoing server smtp requires authentication
10 – Click onto the advanced tab. Change the incoming drop down box to SSL and the outgoing one to Auto and enter the outgoing port number as 587.
11 – Press the ok button and then next to complete the settings
12 – Choose Recommended Settings and Accept if you see this window
13 – Once the main email window loads you should see the test message in the inbox

The account is now setup and you can create messages etc., as expected.