How to Add Account in Outlook – Configure New POP Account

admin | May 5th, 2018 | outlook

Microsoft Outlook provides multiple account configuration option. A user can set up IMAP or POP3, Exchange account in it using an email id. To set up a POP account in your Microsoft Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 account follow given instruction to add account in Outlook email client.

Step 1: Install Outlook Email Client.

Go to Control Panel Then select Mail option.

Step 2: Now Mail Setup – Outlook Window appear on your screen. Click on Show Profiles option.


Step 3: In this Mail panel you need to click on Add button to create a new profile.



Step 4: Now, you need to enter the profile name and then click on OK button.



Step 5: Add Account window will appear on your screen.

Now you have to select Manual setup or additional server types radio button and click on Next.



Step 6: Select the POP or IMAP radio button and click on Next.



Step 7: Under the User Information you need to enter your name in Your Name box, enter your email address in Email Address box.

Under the Server Information in Account type select POP3, enter the incoming server name in Incoming Server Name box and outgoing mail server name in Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) box.

Under the Logon Information enter user & password, If you want Outlook to remember your email credential then click to select the Remember password checkbox.



Step 8: Select Test Account Setting –

Test account setting option will check connectivity to the system to the internet, you are logged on SMTP server, you are logged on the POP server.

Then click on Next button.



Step 9: After testing of account settings, a window will appear on your screen you need to click on Finish button.



Now your profile successfully added to Outlook email application.

So follow the steps mentioned in the above article to add account in Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2000 in Windows OS. Go through the screenshots to understand more to setup POP account in Outlook. Also for setting up an IMAP account in Outlook is not a difficult task.