Set up email in Outlook 2010 (POP)

    1. Please make sure that your domain name has already propagated (can be accessed via a web browser), if it hasn't your email will not function.
    2. Make sure you have created your mailbox at http://cpanel.yourdomain.co.za/ first before configuring Outlook.

*(Outlook 2010 has been depreciated and reached its end of support, kindly upgrade to the latest version)


You are now ready to set up your email account in MS Outlook 2010

  1. Open MS Outlook 2010
  2. Select File > Click on Add Account

    Select Accounts
  3. On the "Auto Account Setup" page select "Manually configure server settings or additional server types"

    Manually configure
  4. On the "Choose E-mail Service" page select "Internet E-mail" and click "Next"

    Internet E-mail
  5. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter your information as below, replacing Your Name with your actual name and yourdomain.co.za with your actual domain name, then click "More Settings"

    Enter Information
  6. After clicking on "More Settings", select the "Outgoing Server" tab and select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."

    Outgoing server
  7. Select the "Advanced" tab:

    - Change the "Incoming server " port to 995

    - Change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 465

    - Select TLS/SSL from the encrypted dropdown

    Outgoing server Port
  8. You will now be back at the "Internet E-mail Settings" screen, just click "Next"

    Next
  9. If you entered all the information correctly you will see the test login dialog box below

    Next
  10. Click "Next" to finish your configuration

    Finish
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