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Setup Outlook

This article explains how to setup the different versions of Outlook to work with the University’s IMAP server.

Contents

Outlook 2011

  1. Start Outlook
  2. Click Tools, then scroll down to Accounts
  3. Click Email Account
  4. Enter the Email address and DuckID password in the dropdown
  5. The menu will drop down more things
  6. Add the user’s duckid
  7. In the Incoming mail server box enter “imap.uoregon.edu”
  8. Check the box that says “Use SSL to connect”
  9. Make sure IMAP port is set to 993 (if not check the “Override default port” box and change the port)
  10. In the Outgoing server (SMTP) box enter “smtp.uoregon.edu”
  11. Check the box that says “Use SSL to connect”
  12. Make sure IMAP port is set to 587 (if not check the “Override default port” box and change the port)
  13. Click Add Account
  14. Another screen with the info you added will show up, verify it’s all correct. Add the user’s full name
  15. Under Outgoing server, click “More Options”
  16. Change Authentication from none to “Use Incoming Server Info” and click Ok
  17. Test that user can send and receive email correctly

Outlook 2010

  1. Start Outlook
  2. From the File” menu, click “Add new account”
  3. Enter your name in the Your Name box
  4. In the “E-mail Address” box enter your email address
  5. (Optional) Enter your Duck ID password in the Password box
  6. You may see a security alert asking to proceed, click yes
  7. It will start to setup your email server. It may ask you to put in your password. This is a domain thing, you can click cancel to move on if you are not joined to the domain or add the password and click ok.
  8. You may get another popup asking to allow server setting configuration. Click allow.
  9. If you get another security alert, just click yes
  10. Again, it may ask you to put in your password. This is, again, a domain thing, you can click cancel to move on if you are not joined to the domain or add the password and click ok.
  11. If it finished successfully, you should see a “Your IMAP email account is successfully configured” message. Click Finish
  12. Let the email populate
  13. Test that user can send and receive email correctly

Outlook 2007

  1. Start Outlook
  2. From the “Tools” menu, select “Account Settings “
  3. Click the “New…” button
  4. Enter your name in the Your Name box
  5. In the “E-mail Address” box enter your email address
  6. (Optional) Enter your Duck ID password in the Password box
  7. Click the “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” check box
  8. Click the “Next >” button
  9. Select “Internet E-mail” and click the “Next >” button
  10. For Server Type select “IMAP”
  11. In the Incoming mail server box enter “imap.uoregon.edu”
  12. In the Outgoing server (SMTP) box enter “smtp.uoregon.edu”
  13. (Optional) In the User Name and Password box enter your Duck ID and password
  14. Click the “More Settings…” button, Click the “Advanced” tab
  15. Under “Incoming server (IMAP)” set “Use the following type of encrypted connection” to “SSL”
  16. Make sure IMAP port is set to 993
  17. Under “Outgoing server (SMTP)” set “Use the following type of encrypted connection” to “TLS”
  18. Make sure the SMTP port is set to 587
  19. Click on the “Outgoing Server” tab
  20. Click the “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” check box
  21. Click the “OK” button, Click the “Next >” button, Click the “Finish” button, Click the “Close” button
  22. Let the email populate
  23. Test that user can send and receive email correctly

Outlook 2003

  1. Start Outlook
  2. From the “Tools” menu, select “E-mail Accounts”
  3. Click the “Add a new e-mail account” button and click “Next >”
  4. Select “IMAP” and click “Next >”
  5. In the “User Information” section, enter your name and email address
  6. In the “Server Information” section, enter your Incoming mail server as “imap.uoregon.edu”
  7. Enter “smtp.uoregon.edu” as the Outgoing mail server
  8. (Optional) In the User Name and Password box enter your Duck ID and password
  9. Click the “More Settings…” button
  10. Click the “Advanced” tab
  11. Under “Incoming server”, click the “This server requires a secure connection (SSL)” check box
  12. Make sure IMAP port is set to 993
  13. Under the “Outgoing server (SMTP)” section, click the check box for “This server requires a secure connection (SSL)”.
  14. In the box to the right of “Outgoing server (SMTP)” change the number there to 587.
  15. Click OK, Click Next, Click Finish
  16. Let the email populate
  17. Test that user can send and receive email correctly

 

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