Outlook.com POP3 or IMAP and STMP server settings

Outlook Server Settings
Send or receive emails from Outlook.com server on mail client software on Laptop or Mobile. IMAP or POP3 and STMP mail server settings.

To receive or send emails from Microsoft Outlook using any software or email client on desktop or mobile phone we need to add Outlook.com Server setting. These server setting will allow email client to interact with Outlook server to perform actions.

For receiving emails from Outlook.com, we can either use IMAP or POP3 server setting. I would recommended to use IMAP settings instead of POP3 as it is more secure and leave a copy of email in Outlook.com.

IMAP settings for Outlook.com server:

  1. Account Type: IMAP
  2. Incoming Mail Server: imap-mail.outlook.com
  3. Port Number: 993
  4. Connection Type: SSL
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POP3 server setting for Outlook.com:

  1. Account Type: POP
  2. Incoming Mail Server: pop3.outlook.com
  3. Port Number: 995
  4. Connection Type: SSL

Outlook.com SMTP server setting:

  1. Account Type: SMTP
  2. Outgoing Mail Server: smtp-mail.outlook.com OR
  3. Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.live.com (if POP3 is used as incoming server)
  4. Port Number: 587
  5. Connection Type: TLS
  6. Authentication Required:Yes

If you are setting Outlook.com for Microsoft Outlook 2013, then setup should look something like below screenshot.

1. IMAP and SMTP server name:

IMAP and SMTP setting for Outlook

IMAP and SMTP setting for Outlook

2. IMAP and STMP Port Number and Connection type:

Advance Settings

Advance Settings

Read in details about these Microsoft Outlook Software setup for Outlook.com.

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Note and Conclusion:

With these setting, you will be able to successful add Outlook.com to any email client software. If you are facing any issue, then feel free to comment below for more support.

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