How to Set Up your Email in Outlook 2011 for the Mac


Outlook 2011 is a version of Microsoft Outlook available for the Mac computer. Here’s how you can set it up as an email client to send and receive email from your email host

First, you will need to log into Outlook 2011. Next, we will go through the steps to add a new account:

1.Click on Tools, and then Accounts….
2.On the Add an Account menu, click E-mail
3.Enter your full email address and password on the next screen and click Add Account

Once the account is added, you will fill in the information for the new email account.

Personal Information

Account Description: This is the name your mail will show as in your Microsoft Office inbox.
Full name: Insert your full name here, as this is the name that will show when you send email
E-mail address: Put in your full email address, for example

Server Information

User name: This will be your full email address. For example, Make sure to include the full address, including the
Password: This is the password for the email account you listed above, not your cPanel password.
Incoming Mail Server: Usually the incoming mail server is
Outgoing Mail Server: This will be the same as your Incoming Mail Server, Make sure it is using the right Port.

As Outlook recommends, check the boxes that say Use SSL to connect. After confirming the information click on red circle at the top left to close the window. To confirm the account was added, check your Outlook Inbox. There you will see listed the account you just added with your Account Description.

Congratulations, you have added your email account to Outlook 2011! If you have any problems setting up the account, double-check all your settings.

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