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Manually Set Up E-mail with Microsoft Outlook 2011

Learn how to sync your 1&1 Mail Basic with Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Macintosh.

Step 1
Open Finder and launch Outlook 2011 on your Macintosh computer or laptop.
Step 2
Click Tools > Accounts Tools > Accounts
Tools > Accounts
Step 3
Click the Add button at the bottom-left and select E-mail. Accounts window
Accounts window
Step 4
Use the table below as reference to enter the required data:
Field Input
E-mail address Your full e-mail address
Password Your e-mail password
Username Your full e-mail address
Incoming server imap.1and1.co.uk
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Outgoing server auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk
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When finished, click the Add Account button.

Add Account window
Add Account window
Step 5
Click the More Options button toward the bottom of the window. Accounts window
Accounts window
Step 6
For Authentication, choose Use Incoming Server Info and then click the OK button. More Options window
More Options window
Step 7
Close the Accounts window.
Accounts window
Accounts window
Step 8
Outlook should begin downloading your mail and you should see your e-mail address displayed in the left panel of Outlook. Outlook 2011 inbox
Outlook 2011 inbox