Support - Outlook 2002 IMAP

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Set Up IMAP - Outlook® 2002 / XP

For increased security, we recommend that you use our secure (SSL) servers, as detailed below.

To set up Outlook 2002 for IMAP, perform the following steps:

  1. In Outlook, select Tools/ E-mail Accounts.
  2. Click the Add a new e-mail account button
  3. Click the Next button
  4. Click the IMAP button.
  5. Click the Next button
  6. In the Internet E-mail Settings window, enter the following information:
    • Your Name—Enter your first and last name. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send.
    • E-mail Address—Enter your entire email address (e.g.,
    • User Name—Enter your entire email address (e.g.,
    • Password—Enter the password for your email account. If you want Outlook to check for email without prompting you to enter your password, check the Remember password box.
    • Incoming mail server (IMAP)—Enter the secure server name:
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)—Enter the secure server name:
    • Note:If your internal system configurations require non-SSL ports, please see the "Email Server Settings" page for our full list of available servers and ports.
  7. Leave the Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) box blank.
  8. Click the More Settings button
  9. Click the Outgoing Server tab.
  10. Check the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication box.
  11. Click the Use same settings as my incoming mail server button.
  12. Click the Advanced tab
  13. Check the first This server requires a secure connection (SSL) box
  14. In the Incoming server (IMAP) box, enter the secure incoming port: 993
  15. Check the second This server requires a secure connection (SSL) box.
  16. In the Outgoing server (SMTP) box, enter the secure outgoing port: 465
  17. Click the OK button.
  18. Click the Next button.
  19. Click the Finish button.