Simple Guide To SET UP Emails with POP3 & SMTP

The POP3 (Post Office Protocol 3) and IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) are both email protocols that you are bound to stumble upon when setting up an email account. Understanding the basics of POP3 and IMAP is important, as these essential protocols allow you to access and read your emails locally through third party emails such as Outlook and (Mac) Mail. Bearing in mind that the task of setting up POP3 and IMAP protocols can be both foreign and intimidating, we will teach you the handy step by step procedures in this post on how to setup these protocols using Outlook 2013.

Microsoft Outlook 2013

1st Step: Launch your Microsoft Outlook 2013 program. Click “File” from the top left menu, and click on “Add Account” from the Account Information. Click “Next”.

2nd Step: Select “POP or IMAP”. Click “Next”.