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How to Setup Outlook Office 365 with Outlook 2016 Using IMAP Settings

This article is intended for email accounts that are using Outlook Office 365 using Outlook 2016.
IMAP Settings will be shown in this tutorial.

Outlook Office 365 – IMAP Settings Setup

Search and open Outlook.

Click the File tab

Click + Add Account as highlighted below

Enter the email address and tick the checkbox Let me set up my account manually. Click Connect button.

From the Choose account type, select IMAP

Enter the following IMAP settings:

Incoming mail:

Server –
Port – 993
Encryption method – SSL/TLS

Outgoing mail:

Server –
Port – 587
Encryption method – STARTTLS

Click Connect button to continue.

Outlook 2016 will then try to connect to the server.
Enter the password for the email account for the incoming mail server and click “OK” button.

Enter the email account password again for the outgoing mail server and click OK button.

(Note: Save this password in your password list is optional.)

Account setup is complete and you may now use IMAP for your email account.

Updated on: 23/11/2018

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