Summary

Learn how to configure Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac to send and receive email from your Ecenica email accounts.

Steps To Configure your Email Account in Outlook 2016 for MacOS

  1. From the Menu, click Tools > Accounts…
  2. Click Other Email and enter the following:
    • Your email address. For example, info@example.com
    • Enter your email password.
  3. Uncheck Configure Automatically and enter the following:
    • Type: select IMAP
    • Incoming server: enter mail.example.com, replacing example.com with your domain.
    • Tick Use SSL to connect (recommended)
    • Outgoing server: enter mail.example.com, replacing example.com with your domain.
    • Tick Use SSL to connect (recommended)
  4. Click Add Account
  5. Under Outgoing Server, Click More Options…
  6. Click the Authentication drop down and select Use Incoming Server Info
  7. Click OK
  8. Click Advanced…
  9. Enter INBOX for IMAP Root Folder
  10. Click OK
  11. Close the Accounts window and click Send & Receive

Congratulations. You’ve now configured Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac to send and receive email using a secure IMAP and SMTP connection.

Other Recommended Settings

  1. From the Menu, click Tools > Accounts…
  2. Select your Ecenica Mailbox and click Advanced
  3. Set Sync all IMAP folders every X minutes to 5
  4. Click the Folders tab.
  5. Set Store draft messages in this folder to Drafts (On My Computer)
  6. Select the drop-down under *When Outlook closes, permanently erase deleted messages** and set to One Month Old
  7. Click OK
  8. Close the Accounts window

Outlook 2016 for Mac Setup Gallery