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Enable SSL Encryption for Outlook 2010 (IMAP)

Find out how to enable SSL Encryption for Outlook 2010 (IMAP).

Step 1
On your computer, click the Start Menu and select Control Panel.
Step 2
If using Windows XP, double-click the Mail icon. Control Panel
Control Panel

If using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or above, type Mail into the search box to find the Mail icon. Then, double-click it. Control Panel > Mail
Control Panel > Mail
Step 3
Click on E-mail Accounts.
Mail Setup - Outlook
Mail Setup - Outlook
Step 4
Select your 1&1 Mail Basic account that you have already set up and click Change.Overview of your E-mail accounts
Overview of your E-mail accounts
Step 5
Click on More Settings. Internet E-mail Setting (IMAP)
Internet E-mail Setting (IMAP)
Step 6
Select the Outgoing Server tab.
General Settings tab
General Settings tab
Step 7
Check the box for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and ensure that Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected. Click the Advanced tab.Outgoing Server tab
Outgoing Server tab
Step 8
Enter port 993 as the Incoming server (IMAP) port and ensure that SSL is chosen from the Use the following type of encrypted connection drop-down box.

Enter port 587 as the Outgoing server (SMTP) port and choose TLS from the drop-down box next to Use the following type of encrypted connection.

Click OK to save your settings.
Advanced Settings
Advanced Settings
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