This article demonstrates how to set up the Microsoft Outlook 2010 and 2013 e-mail client applications to access an A2 Hosting e-mail account.
To configure Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013 to work with your A2 Hosting e-mail account, follow these steps:
The Add New Account dialog box appears. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and then click :
Select Internet E-mail, and then click :
Under User Information, in the Your Name text box, type the name that you want to appear on messages you send:
Under Server Information, in the Account Type list box, select the type of incoming mail server that you want to use:
In the Incoming mail server text box, type either mail.example.com, where example.com represents your domain name, or the A2 Hosting server name for your account.
In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) text box, type either mail.example.com, where example.com represents your domain name, or the A2 Hosting server name for your account.
If you do not want to retype the account password every time you start Outlook, select the Remember password check box.
Click the Outgoing Server tab:
Click the Advanced tab:
If you want to use a secure SSL/TLS connection to the A2 Hosting mail servers (and we strongly recommend that you do), use the following settings:
In the Add New Account dialog box, confirm the Test Account Settings by clicking the Next button check box is selected, and then click :
Outlook tests your incoming and outgoing mail settings. If the tests complete successfully, go to the next step. Otherwise, check the settings you provided in steps 6 to 19, and then try again.
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