Microsoft Outlook 2013 Configuration (First-time setup)

This document describes how to setup Microsoft Outlook to access your email. You will need:

First-time Setup

Step 1:  Launch Microsoft Outlook 2013

Launch Microsoft Outlook

Step 2: Click Next

Welcome to Outlook

Step 3: Select Yes, then click Next

Add an Account

Step 4: Select Manually setup or additional server types
Step 5: Click Next

select manually setup or additional server types

Step 6: Select POP or IMAP
Step 7: Click Next
POP or IMAP

Step 8: Enter the following information
  • Your Name field, enter your name
  • Email Address field, enter your Rice email address
  • Account Type drop-down menu, select:  IMAP
  • Incoming mail server field, enter: imap.mail.rice.edu
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP) field, enter:  smtp.mail.rice.edu
  • User Name field, enter your NetID
  • Password field, enter your NetID password
  • Make sure Remember Password is checked
  • Make sure Require login using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) is unchecked

POP and IMAP Account Settings

Step 9: More Settings

Step 10: In the General tab:

Internet email settings

Step 11: Click Outgoing Server tab:

Outgoing server

Step 12: Click the Advanced tab

Advanced

Step 13: Click Close when the test is complete.

Test account settings and close

Step 14: Account has been added. Click Finish

Add Account and Finish step

Your Rice email account setup is complete.