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Outlook 2016 (Mac): Set up email

This article is specific to Business Email. If you have a different type of email, please see Microsoft 365 Outlook 2016 instructions, or Workspace email Outlook 2016 instructions.

If you have the 2016 version of Outlook on your Mac, you can set it up for your Business Email.

  1. Open Outlook 2016.
  2. If you have not already set up another account in Outlook
    1. You will have to click through an introductory screen, click Get started, and activate your Outlook license. (This is not your Business Email or GoDaddy login, this information would've come with your copy of Outlook 2016.)
    2. Choose your preferred theme, and click Continue.
      Third Outlook intro screen, choose theme
    3. Click Start using Outlook.
      Fourth Outlook intro screen, you're all set
    4. Click Add account.
      Click Add Account
    5. Click the Other Email button.
      Click Other Email
  3. If you have already set up an account in Outlook
    1. Click Tools.
      Click Tools
    2. Click Accounts.
      Click Accounts button
    3. Click the + (Add an account) menu in the bottom left corner, and select Other Email…
      Click the + menu, select Other Email
  4. Enter your Business Email address.
    Enter your email address
  5. When you click in the Password field, more fields will appear. Enter the following details for each field:
    FieldWhat to enter
    PasswordYour Business Email password
    User nameYour full Business Email address, again
    TypeSelect IMAP
    Incoming server, Outgoing serverEnter the correct server address for your region, shown here.
    Fill in fields to set up email account
  6. Click Add Account.
  7. Your email settings will appear on the Accounts page. Under Outgoing server, click More Options…
    Click More Options under Outgoing server
  8. In the Settings window, complete the following fields:
    FieldWhat to enter
    AuthenticationSelect User Name and Password
    User nameEnter your full Business Email address, one last time
    PasswordEnter your Business Email password
    Unqualified domainLeave this blank
    Select User Name and Password and enter details
  9. Click OK.

Next step

  • Send yourself a test email message to be sure everything is set up correctly.

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