How do i setup Microsoft Outlook for a Mac

Add a new account

Most email accounts can be set up in a few quick steps.

  1. Select Outlook > Preferences > Account.

  2. Click the plus (+) sign > New Account.

  3. Type your email address > Continue.

    The first screen you see asks you to enter your email address

  4. Type your password > Add Account. (Your screen might look different from this one depending on the account you're adding.)

    Enter your password for your outlook.com account

  5. When it asks what kind of email account you want to add, select "IMAP". As you go thru their wizard, put in the below server settings:

    IMAP host: host name for sectorlink mail server (Available in your control panel)
    IMAP security type: SSL
    IMAP port: 993
    IMAP username: your email address
    SMTP host: host name for sectorlink mail server (Available in your control panel)
    SMTP security type: SSL
    SMTP port: 465
    SMTP username: your email address

  6. You might be taken to those sites and asked to allow Outlook to access your mail, contacts, and calendars. Click Allow to continue.
  7. Select Done to start using Outlook 2016 for Mac.

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