This article describes how to setup Microsoft Office for Mac Outlook 2011 to connect to your Ecenica email address using IMAP.

Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac
Microsoft Office for Mac Outlook 2011 Login screen

What You’ll Learn

You’ll learn to do the following:

  • Open Outlook 2011 for Mac
  • Create an IMAP email address
  • Enter your email settings
  • Send and Receive email using Outlook 2011

Before you start checklist

Have the following ready before you start:

  • Your domain name.
  • Your email address.
  • Your email password.
  • Ecenica SMTP bolt-on.
  • Microsoft Outlook 2011 installed on your Mac.

Setup IMAP email in Microsoft Outlook 2011

  1. Open Microsoft Office Outlook 2011. If you have just installed Outlook 2011 it will show in your Dock.
  2. If you see a Welcome to Outlook screen, click Add Account. Otherwise click Tools > Accounts > Add Account from the Apple Menu bar.
    Welcome to Outlook 2011 Mac
    Outlook 2011 Welcome Screen
  3. Click E-mail Account.
    Add an email account to Outlook 2011
    Add an email account to Outlook 2011
  4. Enter your Ecenica email address, e.g., and password.
  5. Enter:
    • Your Ecenica email address for User name. For example,
    • Select IMAP for Type.
    • as your Incoming Server.
    • as your Outgoing Server.

    Replace with your Ecenica domain name.

    Outlook 2011 IMAP info
    Enter your IMAP email account settings
  6. Click Add Account.
  7. Click More Options.
    Outlook 2011 More Options
    Click More Options
  8. Select Use Incoming Server Info for Authentication.
    Outlook 2011 authentication settings
    Set Authentication to Use Incoming Server Info
  9. Click OK
  10. Close the Accounts window.
  11. Your Ecenica IMAP email account now appears on the left-side of Outlook 2011.
    Outlook 2011 IMAP Inbox
    Your Email account in Outlook
  12. Click Send/Receive.
    Outlook 2011 Send and Receive
    Click Send/Receive
  13. Outlook will now connect to your Ecenica email account and show you any emails in your inbox.

Congratulations. You’ve now configured Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac to send and receive email using IMAP.