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Manually Set Up E-mail with Entourage

Learn how to set up 1&1 E-mail with Entourage using the IMAP protocol on your Macintosh computer.

To connect your 1&1 E-mail with Entourage, please follow the step-by-step instructions below. The images in this article reflect Microsoft Entourage 2008 V12.2.5.

Please note:
1&1 suggests the use of IMAP over POP3.
Step 1
Open Finder and launch Microsoft Entourage.
Step 2
Click Entourage and choose Account Settings.
Entourage > Account Settings
Entourage > Account Settings
Step 3
Click New in the Accounts window that opens.
Account Settings > New
Account Settings > New
Step 4
Choose IMAP from the Account type drop-down box.
New Account > Account type > IMAP
New Account > Account type > IMAP
Step 5
Click OK to continue.
New Account overview page > OK
New Account overview page > OK
Step 6
Choose an account name (A). This will be the name of the account in Microsoft Entourage.

Enter your Name and 1&1 E-mail address (B). The name will be displayed to others receiving your mail.

Enter your full 1&1 e-mail address as the Account ID, imap.1and1.co.uk as the IMAP server and the e-mail account's Password (C).

Then click the button that says Click here for advanced receiving options.
Account Settings to be entered
Account Settings to be entered
Step 7
Check This IMAP service requires a secure connection.

Then click anywhere on the Edit Account window in the background to return to the previous window.
Advanced receiving options overview
Advanced receiving options overview
Step 8
Enter auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk as the SMTP server.

Then click the button that says Click here for advanced sending options.
SMTP server to be determined
SMTP server to be determined
Step 9
Check SMTP service requires secure connection (SSL).

Check Override the default SMTP port and enter port 587 instead.

Check SMTP server requires authentication and choose Use same settings as receiving mail server.

Then click anywhere on the Edit Account window in the background to return to the previous window.
SMTP server settings to be determined
SMTP server settings to be determined
Step 10
Double-check the information entered and then click OK.
Account Settings > OK
Account Settings > OK

In the Entourage window, you should now see your newly added account on the left-hand side.
New account appearing in Entourage

New account appearing in Entourage

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