How do I add my email in Outlook (Apple Mac)?

1. Open up Outlook on your Mac and click "Outlook" in the menu bar at the top-left of the screen.

2. In the drop-down menu that appears, click "Preferences."

Open the "Preferences" menu. 

3. A pop-up will open. Click "Accounts."

Select the "Accounts" option. 

4. A page will open that lists all of your current accounts. Click the plus sign (+) in the bottom-right, and then select "New account."

Select "New Account" from the plus sign pop-up. 

5. Enter your email address:

6. Outlook will sometimes automatically select Exchange as the account type. Click on Not Exchange on the top right corner to switch the account type


7. Select IMAP/POP at the bottom


8. Enter the following details:

Type: IMAP
Email address:
Password: Your mailbox password

Incoming Server:
Port: 993
Use SSL to connect: Checked

Outgoing Server:
Port: 465
Use SSL to connect: Checked


9. Click Add Account.

10. Click Done. There is one more thing that you need to check before setting it completely.

11. Go to Outlook and click on Preferences. Then Accounts.


11.  Click on Advanced.


12. Make sure there is a Root Folder path "INBOX" added to that field.


13. You're done! You should see the main Outlook window and your email should begin downloading shortly. Please allow 15 minutes for email to download before troubleshooting.



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