Mailbox Setup (Outlook 2013) - IMAP

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How to setup a mailbox as IMAP on Microsoft Outlook 2013

Below are the steps you need to follow:

Step 1:

Open Outlook and select File.

File Menu

Step 2:

Click Add Account.

Add Account

Step 3:

Check Manual setup or additional server types and click Next.

Manual setup or additional server types

Step 4:

Select POP or IMAP and click Next


Step 5:

Enter Your Name and E-mail Address.

Select IMAP as your account type.

For Incoming mail server (IMAP), e.g. pop3.isat.co.za

For Outgoing mail server (SMTP), e.g. smtp.dsl.isat.co.za

In Logon Information enter the Mailbox username and Mailbox password.

User information

Click More Settings.

Step 6:

Select Advanced.

For Incoming server (IMAP) : 143

For Outgoing server (SMTP) : 25

For Root folder path enter INBOX with uppercase letters.

Click OK and then Next.

Advanced Settings

Step 7:

Outlook will test the settings, then should tell you that "all tests completed successfully"

Click Close.

Test Account Settings

If however Outlook tells you a test failed, double check your settings and ensure they have been entered correctly.

Step 8:

You have now set up your account in Microsoft Outlook 2013. Click Finish.

Setup complete

If you have any problems setting up your Mail account please feel free to call us on 010 555 0650.

The iSAT Team

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