Outlook 2013 / 2016

For all intents and purposes, Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2016 account setups and changes are the same with only some minor cosmetic differeneces. These instructions show Outlook 2016 screens, but they will work for either version.



Setup a New Account

  1. Select the File tab above the Ribbon Toolbar.
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 1
  2. Click the Account Settings button.
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 2
  3. Click the new Account Settings... button that appears.
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 3
  4. In the new windows that appears, click New...
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 4
  5. Change the round radio button to "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" then click Next >
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 5
  6. Select "POP or IMAP" then click Next >
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 6
  7. Ensure your name is correct, your E-mail address is correct, change the account type to IMAP, Make both the incoming and outgoing mail servers shastaemail.com, enter your E-mail address for your username, and enter your password. Ensure "Remember password" IS checked. Ensure that "Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" is NOT checked. Then click the More settings... button.
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 7
    1. Change to the "Outgoing Server" tab by clicking it.
      Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 7a
    2. Ensure that the box in for "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" is checked and that the round radio button has "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" selected. Click OK.
      Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 7ba
    3. Click Next > to continue.
       
    4. If the "Test Account Settings by clicking the next button" check box is checked, it will run a send and receive test. Click Close
      Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 7d
  8. You will get a "You're all set!" screen signifiying that your account has been seccussfully setup. Click Finish.
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 8
  9. You should now see your account listed on the E-mail tab of the Account Settings controls. Click Close.
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 9
  10. This will return you to the main window. You might see your test message.
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 10
  11. Right Click on your E-mail address for the account you just added. Select IMAP Folders... from the menu that appears.
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 11
  12. A new dialog box should open. Click Query.
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 12
  13. Clicking Query shows the folders on the server. Select any folders you want to be able to see and click Subscribe. It is strongly suggested you subscribe to the "Junk E-mail" folder, as the mail server places SPAM in this folder if it scores high enough. When you are done subscribing, click OK.
    Outlook 2016 Screenshot Step 13

Modify an Existing Account

  1. Select the File tab above the Ribbon Toolbar
    Outlook 2016 Modify Account Step 1
  2. Click the Account Settings button
    Outlook 2016 Modify Account Step 2
  3. Click the new Account Settings... button that appears
    Outlook 2016 Modify Account Step 3
  4. Select the E-mail account you want to change. Click Change...
    Outlook 2016 Modify Account Step 4
  5. Make changes as needed. Refer to steps 7 and 7a through 7d in the new account setup guide above for reference.
     
  6. You will get a "You're all set!" screen signifiying that your account has been seccussfully setup. Click Finish.
    Outlook 2016 Modify Account Step 6
  7. If you are done making changes to accounts, click Close.
     
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