Title: How to set up my email with Outlook
This video will show you step by step how to set up your 123-reg mailbox within Microsoft Outlook.
Please note these steps can be used for various versions of the program.
If you wish to set up Outlook with another provider’s mailbox then simply find out and swap in their details when we mention ours.
Ok, let’s get started
Step one: Open up your version of Microsoft Outlook and then click on the File tab.
Step two: Now click on the Add Account button.
Step three: Select the option Manually configure server settings or additional server types and then click the Next button.
Step four: Make sure Internet E-mail is selected and then click the Next button.
Step five: Now enter your name and the email address you wish to add.
Step six: Ok you can now choose between POP3 and IMAP, to find out more about the difference between these protocols check out this video here. We recommend however that you use IMAP so let’s select that.
Now enter imap.123-reg.co.uk into the Incoming mail server field and smtp.123-reg.co.uk into the outgoing mail server field.
Step seven: Enter your user name which is the email address you wish to add. The password will be the password of the email address you are adding.
Step eight: Click on the More Settings button and then the Outgoing Server tab. Tick the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and leave the Use same settings as my incoming mail server option selected. Once done click on the OK button and now on the Next button.
Step nine: You will now see a Test occur to make sure everything is working, once you see these green ticks, you can click on the Close button and then the Finish button.
That’s it; if you check down your list of mailboxes, you will see your 123-reg mailbox has been added and will be able to start sending and receiving emails straight away.