How To: Setup a Mail account in Microsoft Outlook 2010

 

These instructions are intended specifically for setting up e-mail on Microsoft Outlook.

I’ll be working from Microsoft Outlook 2010 (specifically version 14.0.7116.5000 [64-bit]).

If these instructions don’t quite work for you, check-out our tutorial on setting up other e-mail clients.


 
Step 1: Add a New Account
Click Add Account.
 
 
Step 2: Select Manual Configuration
Select the radio button for Manually configure server settings or additional server types.
 
Click Next

 

Step 3: Select E-mail
Select the radio button for Internet E-mail.
 
And then click Next

 

Step 4: Configure User Information

Your Name should be your name as you want it to appear in e-mails that you send.
E-mail Address should simply be your e-mail address.
 
 
Step 5: Configure Server Information

Incoming mail server should be set to "mail.lightdrive.com.au".

Outgoing mail server should be set to "mail.lightdrive.com.au".
 

Step 6: Configure Logon Information
User Name should be your full email address.
Password should be the password supplied when your account was created.
 
 
Step 7: Configure SMTP for Authentication
Click More Settings …
 
 
Select the Outgoing Server tab.
 
 
Be sure the box is checked for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and then select the radio button for "Use same settings as my incoming mail server".
 
 
Click OK

 

Step 8: Finish and Test Settings

Check the box for Test Account Settings by clicking the Next button , and then click Next :
 
 
Assuming the tests complete successfully, click Close :
 

Step 9: Setup Complete

That’s it, Microsoft Outlook 2010 should now be setup to receive e-mail!
Click Finish.
 
If you still experiencing problems accessing mail, please contact support for further assistance.
 
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