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Email Setup for Outlook 2010


Microsoft Outlook 2010 is included in both Microsoft Office 2010 suite and some versions of Microsoft 365. This third party email client is available by means of purchase to the open public and is similar in function to Outlook 2013.

Here is a video tutorial video in setting up email using Windows mail or  Outlook:


Setting up Email in Outlook 2010

Follow the instructions below to configure email using Microsoft Outlook 2010.

Microsoft Outlook 2010 Startup Wizard

Should you opt to use the Startup Wizard, when it appears:

  1. Click Next.
  2. On the Email Accounts page of the wizard, click next to set up an email account.
  3. Proceed to step 4 below ⤵.
  1. Open Outlook 2010.
  2. Click on the File menu.
  3. Click on the Account Settings.
  4. Click Add Account.
  5. On the Auto Account Setup page, your name and email address will auto-populate based on how you've logged into your computer. If these settings are correct, click Next.
    • If the auto-populated information is incorrect, then you have two options:
      • Go back to the Auto Account Setup page and correct the settings.
      • Reset the options on the Auto Account Setup page by clicking the Option button next to Manually configure server settings and then clicking the Option button next to Email Accounts.
      • Choose the button next to Internet E-mail to go to Internet E-mail Settings.
      • Outlook will then perform an internet search to automatically find your email server settings.
    • When prompted, provide the full email address and password for the email account being configured.
      • User Information - Provide your name and your E-mail address.
      • Server Information - Choose which account type your settings should be at. Check this article for additional information on IMAP and POP settings.

        POP vs. IMAP

      • Logon Information - Your username and password for the account.
    • You will be informed that the setup is complete. Click Finish to finalize the process.


If Outlook is not able to complete the setup, please make sure that your email address does not require registration via the Outlook Web App. Outlook will fail if an account has not been registered.

For more information on the Outlook Web App, please refer to the following link:

Finding Server Settings

To locate your server settings:

  1. Sign in to your email account using the Outlook Web App.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Select See All Options.
  4. Go to Account.
  5. Select My Account.
  6. Click POP, IMAP, and SMTP access.

The IMAP, POP, and SMTP server names and other settings that could be useful when configuring your email account will be listed in Protocol Settings under the pages for POP, IMAP, or SMTP.


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