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Outlook Office 365 Settings for IMAP and POP

If you wish to use your Office 365 Email as an IMAP or POP, check below on how to set it up as IMAP or POP. 

Settings for IMAP and POP

Step 1. Open Outlook.
Step 2. Click the File tab.

Step 3. Click +Add Account.

Step 4. Tick the checkbox Let me set up my account manually. Click the Next

Step 5. From the Choose Service, select IMAP/POP. Click Next

Step 6. On the POP and IMAP Account Settings screen, fill out the various fields: 

Your NameEnter the identifying name for your email address. In the example, this is My Email, but it can be a functional name like your first name.
Email AddressEnter the full email address, such as [email protected].
Account TypeChoose whether you want to use POP3 or IMAP.
Incoming Mail
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
User NameEnter your full email address, such as [email protected].
PasswordEnter the password you use for this email address. We recommend checking the Remember Password box so Outlook will save your password for future use.
Require logon using Secure Password AuthenticationDo not check this option.

Step 7. Click More Settings
Step 8. Click theOutgoing Server tab, check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication box, and then check Use same settings as my incoming mail server

Step 9. Click the Advancedtab, under Server Port Numbers change the port numbers to the following: 

Server PortsIncoming: 993
Outgoing: 587
Incoming: 995
Outgoing: 587
Encryption MethodIncoming: SSL
Outgoing: TLS
Incoming: SSL
Outgoing: TLS

Step 10. Click OK, then Next
Step 11. Outlook will now test your account settings and you’ll see: 

Step 12. Click Close, and click Finish

Now you’re ready to use your Office 365 email with your Outlook desktop application. 

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