Setting Up Outlook Print E-mail
This article contains information on how to setup Microsoft Outlook for the campus email system.
 
NOTE: THESE INSTRUCTIONS CORRESPOND TO MICROSOFT OUTLOOK 2010. IF YOU HAVE AN EARLIER VERSION, NAVIGATE TO THE PROPER LOCATION TO ADD AN EMAIL ACCOUNT, THEN SKIP TO STEP 5. 
 
To setup your email account in Microsoft Outlook, please perform the following steps:
      
    1.)   Open Microsoft Outlook
  • If this is the first time you have used Outlook, a wizard will automatically begin. Skip to STEP 3.
  • If Outlook has been used on your computer before, go to File > Info > Account Settings

  

 
 
2.)   In the Account Settings window, click New...
 
 
 
 
3.)   In the next window, ensure Manually configure server settings or additional server types is selected. 
 

 
 
 
4.)   Choose Internet Email.
 

 
 
 
5.)   Under User Information enter your name and email address
       Next, choose between POP3 or IMAP. IMAP is the preferred choice. To learn more about the differences,
       read POP3 vs. IMAP .
       Under Server Information enter the following:
  • Incoming mail server: mail.latech.edu or your specific server
  • Outgoing mail server: smtp.latech.edu
      Under Logon Information enter your username and password
      Your screen should look like the screenshot below.
 

 
 
6.)   Click More Settings...
       Click on the Advanced tab
 
       Ensure your server settings are as follows:
  •  INCOMING SERVER SETTINGS: Enable SSL and change the port number to 993 (IMAP) or 995 (POP3).
  •  OUTGOING SERVER SETTINGS: Enable TLS and change the port number to 587.

      Your screen should look like the screenshot below:

 
 
 
7.)   Click on the Outgoing Server tab, click the checkbox for my server requires authentication. Select
          Use the same settings  as my incoming mail server. Then, Click  OK.
 

 
 

8.)   Click Test Account Settings.
       If the status window looks like the one below, you have successfully synced your LaTech E-mail with
       Outlook 2010!

 
To download and install the Louisiana Tech CA certificate, please visit http://www.latech.edu/cgi-bin/ca.cgi
 
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