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2.1. SMTP Auth settings in Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook Instructions for setting up SMTP Auth


  1. Under the “Tools” option, choose “E-mail accounts”
  1. Next, you will select “View or Change Existing E-mail Accounts”  
  1. Highlight your email account (if it’s not highlighted already) and click the “Change” button on the right hand side of the box.  
  1. In the lower right hand corner of the box, click on the “more settings” button.  
  1. Choose the “Outgoing Server” tab.  
  1. There will be a check box for the option “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”- please check that box.  
  1. Directly below that check box, please click on the option for “Use same settings as my incoming mail server”
  1. Clock “Okay” at the bottom of the box and you will return to the email setting box.  
  1. Click the “next” button at the bottom of that box.  
  1. Click the “finish” button.  
  1. Now, close Outlook and when you open it again, your box will be successfully configured for STMP Auth!

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