Microsoft Outlook 2016

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Note - this is for Microsoft Outlook, as it ships with Microsoft Office (it has a yellow icon). This does not include Outlook Express (blue and white icon), which is installed by default on Windows XP - see the Outlook Express for instructions. Both Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016 account setup is the same.

  1. Start Microsoft Outlook
    File
  2. Click on File
    Add Account
  3. Click on Add Account
    Manual Setup
  4. Select Manually setup or additional server types then click Next
    Service
  5. Choose IMAP or POP3 from the options then click Next
  6. Fill out the following fields:
    Server Settings
    1. Your Name - enter your name here
    2. E-Mail Address - enter the Bravenet email address you are adding here
    3. Account Type - IMAP (or POP3)
    4. Incoming mail server - enter mail.bravehost.com
    5. Outgoing mail server - enter mail.bravehost.com
    6. Username - enter your Bravenet email address
    7. Password - enter the password for the Bravenet email address
  7. Click the More Settings... button
    Outgoing Server
  8. Change to the Outgoing Server tab, and enable the My outgoing server require authentication checkbox
    Advanced
  9. Change to the Advanced tab, and change the Outgoing Server port number from 25 (the default) to 587
  10. Also ensure that Use the following type of encrypted connections is set to TLS. SSL will also work, but uses different port numbers.
  11. Click the OK button to close the advanced settings window, then click Next on the E-Mail Accounts window
  12. Click the Finish button on the next page and your account should now work correctly

Make sure to send a test email to another email address you have access to to verify that everything is set up correctly.

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