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Setting up Microsoft Outlook as Your Email Client

This article provides the detailed information on how you can configure an email account in Microsoft Outlook by following the step by step instructions.

To create a new account in Microsoft Outlook, first go to the tab 'Tools' and choose 'Account Settings' from the drop-down menu as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1
Figure 1

Click the 'Email' tab and then click 'New' in the new window as shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2
Figure 2

Upon doing so a pop-up window called 'Auto Account Setup Window' will appear where you need to fill in necessary details like 'Your Name', 'Email Address', 'Password' and 'Retype Password' as shown in Figure 3 and click 'Next'.

Figure 3
Figure 3

Under User Information, fill in 'Your Name and 'E-mail Address' as shown in Figure 4.

Figure 4
Figure 4

Under Server Information fill in the name for the 'Incoming and Outgoing Mail Server' details as received from 'Batoi Support' as shown in Figure 4.

Under Logon Information check 'Remember Password' and click 'Next' button as shown in Figure 4.

Upon clicking 'Next' you shall receive a pop-up message as shown in Figure 5.

Figure 5
Figure 5

Check 'Don't ask me about the website again' and click on 'Allow' button to proceed further.

Upon clicking 'Allow', Outlook will start configuring the e-mail server settings as shown in Figure 6.

Figure 6
Figure 6

During the e-mail server configuration process, you shall receive a a pop-up message as shown in Figure 7.

Figure 7
Figure 7

Click on the 'View Certificate' button. Upon doing so the 'View Certificate' pop-up will appear. Click on the button 'Install Certificate' as shown in Figure 8.

Figure 8
Figure 8

Upon clicking the 'Install Certificate' button, a pop-up 'Certificate Install Wizard' will appear. Click Next > Next > Finish' button on the next screens to import the certificate to your local system.

Figure 9
Figure 9

After the successful import of the certificate, a pop-up message will appear as shown in Figure 10.

Figure 10
Figure 10

Click on 'OK' button as shown in Figure 11. You shall then receive a message saying that your email account is successfully configured.

Figure 11
Figure 11

Click on 'Finish' and then 'Close' on the next window that appears on the screen.

Figure 12
Figure 12

Enable Secure SSL Connections for an Existing Email

NOTE: Here we assume that you have already followed the basic instructions as mentioned above to set up Microsoft Outlook as your Email client.

Go to the tab 'Tools' and choose 'Account Settings' from the drop-down menu as shown in Figure 13.

Figure 13
Figure 13

The 'Email Accounts' window appears as shown in Figure 14. Select and double click the email ID for which you want to enable secure SSL connection as shown in Figure 14.

Figure 14
Figure 14

Upon doing so the 'Internet E-mail Settings' window for that Email account will appear as shown in Figure 15. Under Server Information fill in the name for the 'Incoming and Outgoing Mail Server' details as received from Batoi Support. Then click on More Settings.

Figure 15
Figure 15

Select the 'Advanced' tab as shown in Figure 16.

Figure 16
Figure 16

Change the Incoming Server for 'IMAP' to '993' and for 'POP3' to '995'. Change the Outgoing Server 'SMTP' to '465'. Select 'SSL' from the drop down menu for 'Use the following type of encrypted connection' for both the Incoming and Outgoing Server as shown in Figure 17.

Figure 17
Figure 17

Click 'OK'

Click 'Next > Finish' and then 'Close'.

Try sending yourself a test e-mail message to make sure it works.

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