Outlook 2013: IMAP Configuration

If you have never used Outlook 2013 before, it will start with a screen saying:
Do you want to setup Outlook to connect to an email account? – Select YES, and hit Next
If you have used Outlook 2013 before on this computer, select File, and then Account and Social network settings. Select “New” in the pop-up window

1. Select Manual setup or additional server types – Hit Next
2. Select – POP or IMAP – Hit Next
3. Fill in the following information:
4. Your Name:
5. Email address: (e.g., xyz123@psu.edu)
6. Account Type: IMAP
7. Incoming Mail Server: email.psu.edu
8. Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): authsmtp.psu.edu
9. Username: (e.g., xyz123)
10. Password: (Your Penn State Access Account Password)

11. Select More Settings on the right hand side
12. Click on the “Outgoing Server” tab
13. Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
14. Check Use same settings as my incoming mail server
15. Click on the “Advanced” tab
16. Under Incoming Server (IMAP): Enter 993
17. Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL (select from dropdown menu)
18. Under Outgoing Server (SMTP): Input 587
19. Use the following type of encrypted connection: TLS (select from dropdown menu)
20. Select Next – and let it test your settings
21. Select Finish


Service Now Article: KB0010052

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