The following article provides step-by-step instructions for automatically setting up Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 to connect to your Ecenica email address.

Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 Login screen

What You’ll Learn

You’ll learn to do the following:

  • Open Outlook 2010
  • Configure your Ecenica email address
  • Send and Receive email using Outlook 2010

Before you start checklist

Have the following ready before you start:

  • Your Ecenica email address.
  • Your email password.
  • Microsoft Outlook 2010 installed on your computer.

Automatically setup Microsoft Outlook 2010

  1. Open Microsoft Office Outlook 2010. If you have just installed Outlook 2010 it will show in your Start Menu. Click Start Menu > All Programs > Microsoft Office > Microsoft Office Outlook 2010.
  2. If this is the first time you have run Outlook 2010 then it will show you the Startup wizard. Click Next.
    Outlook 2010 Startup Wizard
  3. Outlook will then ask you if you want to configure an email account. Select Yes and click Next.
    Configure Email Account - Outlook 2010
    Select Yes to configure an Email account
  4. If no window appears then click the File menu and click Add Account.
    Add new e-mail account button in Outlook 2010
    Add new e-mail account button in Outlook 2010
  5. Select E-mail Account and enter the following.
    • Enter your name
    • Enter your email address. For example,
    • Enter your email password
  6. Click Next
  7. Outlook 2010 will now auto configure your Ecenica email address. This can take up to 5 minutes.
    Enter your Ecenica email details.
    Enter your Ecenica email details.
  8. Click Finish
  9. Your Ecenica email account now appears on the left-side of Outlook 2010.
    New IMAP Email Account in Outlook 2010
    New IMAP email account displayed in Outlook 2010
  10. From Outlook 2010’s menu bar select Send/Receive, then click Send/Receive All Folders
  11. Outlook 2010 will now connect to your Ecenica email account and show you any emails in your inbox.
    Send and receive in Outlook 2010
    Send and receive - Outlook 2010

Congratulations. You’ve now configured Microsoft Outlook 2010 to send and receive email using IMAP.