- Open Outlook for Mac 2011. From the Outlook drop-down menu in the top bar, select Preferences.
- On the Outlook Preferences menu, under the Personal Settings header, click Accounts.
- On the Accounts screen, select E-mail Account.
- Enter your full email address (e.g., firstname.lastname@example.org) and password. Click Add Account.
- Once your email address and password is entered, the box will expand. Enter the following information into the expanded screen:
- User Nameâ€” Enter your entire email address (e.g., email@example.com).
- Typeâ€”Select POP from the drop-down menu.
- Incoming mail serverâ€”Enter the pop server name:? pop.yourowndomain (replace yourowndomain with your own domain name ie pop.somedomain.co.za)
- The pop port should be port 110.
- Outgoing mail server (SMTP)â€”Enter the smtp server name: Â smtp.yourowndomain (replace yourowndomain with your own domain name ie pop.somedomain.co.za)
- The smtp port should be port 25, however if you make use of Mweb, Iburst, Cell-C, or an ISP that uses smtp redirection to prevent spammers, you then need to change the port to "590' and then click the "overide default port" checkbox.
- The Use SSL to connectÂ box should be unchecked.
- Click the "more settings button" and In the Authentication drop down box, click to select Use Incoming Server Info.
Note: A POP connection removes the email messages from the server during download. If you would like to leave copies on the server, click Advanced and check the Leave a copy of messages on server check box. Click OK.
Ensure that the use smtp authentication is also checked in the advanced tab.