How to add an email account to Microsoft Outlook 2013 ?

Click on Info, then Add Account:

Add Account button in the Backstage view

It will ask for:

  • your name: the name that will be displayed on outgoing messages
  • your email address: ex:
  • your password: your email password

If your email is self-hosted, meaning if you want to integrate an email account that you created from your domain name in your hosting server, you will find all required informations in your hosting control panel.

Here are the steps for cPanel Paper Lantern:

  1. Email Accounts
  2. Scroll down to the specified email
  3. Click on “Set up Mail Client”

If you don’t have that info,  contact us to get the details.

To change the outgoing server settings and the port numbers in Outlook 2013 do the following:

  1. Click on “More Settings”
  2. Click on the tab “Outgoing Server”
    1. Check “My Outgoing Server requires authentication”
    2. Select “Use same settings as my incoming server”
  3. Click on the tab “Advanced”
    1. Correct the port numbers and the security type (“SSL”, “TLS”, “Auto”)
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