Settings Of Outlook For Mac

Mail User Guide

Outlook for Mac does not support Apple iCloud calendar (CalDAV) and contact (CardDAV) synchronization. Outlook for Mac does support iCloud Mail. For steps on how to configure your iCloud email account in Outlook for Mac, go to the More Information section of this article. See Add an email account to Outlook for instructions. Set up Exchange account access using Mac OS X 10.10 or later. If you're running Mac OS X version 10.10 or later, follow these steps to set up an Exchange email account: Open Mail, and then do one of the following: If you've never used Mail to set up an email account, the Welcome to Mail page.

Use Server Settings preferences in Mail to change options for an account’s incoming and outgoing (SMTP) mail servers.

To change these preferences in the Mail app on your Mac, choose Mail > Preferences, click Accounts, then click Server Settings.

Note: The settings you see vary depending on your account type.

Incoming mail server settings

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Description

User Name

Your user name on the mail server.

Password

Your password on the mail server.

Host Name

The name of the mail server.

Automatically manage connection settings

Mail automatically manages settings for your email account in Mail, such as port numbers and authentication methods.

If you deselect this option, you can specify the following, as directed by your email account provider:

  • Port (or Internal Port and External Port), Use TLS/SSL: The port numbers for receiving messages, and whether to use TLS/SSL.

  • Authentication: The authentication method. This option is available only for POP and IMAP accounts.

Advanced IMAP or Exchange Settings

Enter or change these settings as directed by your email account provider:

  • IMAP Path Prefix: The location of your mailboxes on an IMAP server.

  • TLS Certificate: Some mail servers require computers that connect to them to provide a certificate proving their identity.

  • Allow insecure authentication: For email accounts that don’t support secure authentication, let Mail use a non-encrypted version of your user name and password to connect to the mail server.

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Outgoing mail server (SMTP) settings

Option

Description

Account

The account of the mail server.

To change outgoing server settings, as directed by your email account provider, click the Account pop-up menu, then choose Edit SMTP Server List.

User Name

Your user name on the mail server.

Password

Your password on the mail server.

Host Name

The name of the mail server.

Automatically manage connection settings

Mail automatically manages settings for your email account in Mail, such as port numbers and authentication methods.

If you deselect this option, you can specify the following, as directed by your email account provider:

  • Port (or Internal Port and External Port), Use TLS/SSL: The port numbers for sending messages, and whether to use TLS/SSL.

  • Authentication: The authentication method. This option is available only for POP and IMAP accounts.

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Change Server Settings Outlook For Mac

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Summary

This article contains information about the compatibility of Microsoft Outlook for Mac and Apple iCloud.

Outlook for Mac does not support Apple iCloud calendar (CalDAV) and contact (CardDAV) synchronization.

Outlook for Mac does support iCloud Mail. For steps on how to configure your iCloud email account in Outlook for Mac, go to the More Information section of this article.

More information

To configure your Apple iCloud email account in Microsoft Outlook for Mac, follow these steps:

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Outlook Account Settings Mac

  1. Start Outlook for Mac.

  2. On the Tools menu, select Accounts.

  3. Select the plus (+) sign in the lower-left corner, and then select Other E-mail.

  4. Enter your E-mail Address and Password, and then select Add Account.

    Note

    The new account will appear in the left navigation pane of the Accounts dialog box. The Server Information may be automatically entered. If not, follow the remaining steps to enter this information manually.

  5. Enter one of the following in the Incoming server box:

    • imap.mail.me.com (for me.com email addresses)
    • mail.mac.com (for mac.com email addresses)
    • imap.mail.me.com (for icloud.com email addresses)
  6. Select Use SSL to connect (recommended) under the Incoming server box.

  7. Enter one of the following in the Outgoing server box:

    • smtp.mail.me.com (for me.com email addresses)
    • smtp.mac.com (for mac.com email addresses)
    • smtp.mail.me.com (for icloud.com email addresses)
  8. Select Use SSL to connect (recommended) under the Outgoing server box.

  9. Select Override default port under the Outgoing server box, and then enter 587 in the Outgoing server port text box.

Server Settings Mac Email Outlook

After you have entered the incoming and outgoing server information, Outlook for Mac will start to receive your email messages.

Outlook Settings On Mac

Note

You can select Advanced to enter additional settings, such as leaving a copy of each message on the server.

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