How to add emails to Outlook


  • A mailbox configured within your Hostingly cPanel account.
  • Server settings for your mailbox obtained from cPanel (see below, if you already have these skip to “Setup Steps”).


Getting Server Settings:

  • Log in to your cPanel.
  • Select “Email Accounts.”
  • Click “Connect Devices” for the desired email account.
  • Note the username, incoming, and outgoing server settings for later.



Setup Requirements:

  • Your domain’s A record must point to your Hostingly hosting server.
  • SSL must be enabled for the domain.


Setup Steps:

  • Open Microsoft Outlook.
  • If it’s your first time using Outlook and you don’t have existing email accounts, you might see a prompt to enter your email address. Otherwise, select “File” from the Menu Bar.
  • Click “Add Account.”
  • Enter the email address you want to add.
  • Choose “Advanced options” and select “Let me set up my account manually.”
  • Choose between POP and IMAP. We recommend IMAP for synchronized mailbox access. Enter your IMAP settings, including incoming and outgoing server details, port numbers, and select
  • SSL/TLS encryption. Click “Next.”
  • Ensure the “Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)” boxes are NOT checked.
  • Enter your mailbox password and click “Connect” to complete the setup.
  • Congratulations! Your email account is now added to Outlook. Click “Done” to return to your mailbox.


This guide provides clear steps to set up an email account in Microsoft Outlook using Hostingly.