How to configure Outlook 2007 using IMAP (Exchange 2010)

  • Synopsis

    This guide will show you how to configure Outlook 2007 with Exchange 2010 using IMAP .
  • Applicable to

    All hosted Exchange 2010 accounts.
  • Prerequisite

    • Outlook 2007
    • a hosted Exchange 2010 account
  • How to

    1. Open Outlook.
    2. Go to Tools Account settings.
    3. In the Account Settings window, click on New.
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    4. Under “Choose E-mail service”, select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and then click on Next.
    5. Select the Manually configure server settings option at the bottom of the screen.
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    6. Under Choose E-mail Service, click on Internet E-mail and then click on Next.
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    7. Fill in your Internet E-mail settings mentioned below and then click on More Settings.
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    User Information

    • Your name: type a name that you want to appear as being displayed
    • Email address: your e-mail address with us

    Server Information

    • Account type: choose IMAP in the menu
    • Incoming mail server: webmail.plexhosted.net
    • Outgoing mail server: smtp.plexhosted.net
    Note: After authenticating yourself, you will not be able to send out messages after pressing the Test E-mail Settings button. You will then need to use the SMTP server address of your ISP provider, as their mail server will not allow e-mail relays.

    Logon Information

    • User Name : your SAM Account name.
    You can find your SAM account name in your MS Exchange Control Panel (ex: user_domain.com) under the User Statistics section.
    • Password: your password

    1. Click on the Outgoing Server tab.
    2. Check the box My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
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    3. Click on the Advanced tab.
    4. For the Incoming Server (IMAP), enter 993 and check the box This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL). For the Outgoing Server, enter 587 and select TLS for the type of encrypted connection. Then, click on OK.
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    5. Back to Internet E-mail Settings, click on Next.
    6. Click on Finish.
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    If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Keywords

    IMAP, configuration, configure, setting, SMTP
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