Outlook Office 365 Settings for IMAP and POP

When getting the Exchange Email service, setting up your email account using either IMAP or POP protocol is possible. However, you may not be able to experience its whole feel. 

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

Step 6On 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 yourname@yourdomain.com.
Account TypeChoose whether you want to use POP3 or IMAP.
Incoming Mail Serveroutlook.office365.com
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)outlook.office365.com
User NameEnter your full email address, such as yourname@yourdomain.com.
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 the Outgoing Server tab, check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication box, and then check Use same settings as my incoming mail server. 

Step 9Click the Advanced tab, under Server Port Numbers change the port numbers to the following: 

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

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

Step 12Click Close, and click Finish. 

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

Please don’t hesitate to contact our 24/7 Singapore or Australia Support Team if you have further questions or encounter any troubles. 

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