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Set Up E-mail with Microsoft Outlook

Learn how to configure your 1&1 Mail Basic account for use with Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016.

Before you begin, you will need to have Outlook already installed on your computer and Create a 1&1 Mail Basic Account in Your 1&1 Package.

Step 1
On your computer, click the Start Menu and select Control Panel.
Step 2
Double-click the Mail icon. If using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, type Mail into the search box at the top-right of the Control Panel window to quickly find the Mail icon. Windows Control Panel
Windows Control Panel
Step 3
Click the E-mail Accounts button. Mail Setup - outlook
Mail Setup - outlook
Step 4
Under the E-mail tab, click the New button to add your 1&1 e-mail acocunt. Account Settings window
Account Settings window
Step 5
Select E-mail Account and then click the Next button. Add Account window
Add Account window
Step 6
Enter Your Name, E-mail Address, and e-mail address Password, and then click the Next button. Add Account Window
Add Account Window
Step 7
Outlook will attempt to autodetect your e-mail settings. If a window appears attempting to configure your e-mail account using settings from the autodiscover.1and1.info website, tick the box that says Don't ask me about this website again and then click the Allow button. Security confirmation
Security confirmation
Step 8
After a few moments your should receive a confirmation that the e-mail account is successfully configured. Click the Finish button to complete the process. Add Account Window
Add Account Window
Step 9
Now launch Outlook from the Start menu and begin writing and checking your mail!