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step-by-step instructions to add a cPanel email account to Outlook with authentication:

  1. Open Outlook and click on “File” in the top left corner of the window.

  2. Click on “Add Account” in the Account Information section on the right side of the screen.

  3. In the “Add Account” window, enter your email address and click “Connect”.

  4. Select “IMAP/POP” as the account type.

  5. In the “POP and IMAP Account Settings” window, enter the following information:

  • Your name: The name you want to use for this email account
  • Email address: Your cPanel email address
  • Account type: IMAP or POP3
  • Incoming mail server: Your server’s hostname (e.g. mail.yourdomain.com)
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): Your server’s hostname (e.g. mail.yourdomain.com)
  • User name: Your full cPanel email address
  • Password: Your cPanel email password
  1. Click “More Settings” and go to the “Outgoing Server” tab.

  2. Check the box “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”.

  3. Select “Use same settings as my incoming mail server”.

  4. Go to the “Advanced” tab and enter the following information:

  • Incoming server (IMAP): 993
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL
  • Outgoing server (SMTP): 465
  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL
  1. Click “OK” to close the “More Settings” window.

  2. Click “Next” to test the email account settings. Outlook will verify your account information.

  3. If prompted, follow the on-screen instructions to set up two-factor authentication for your email account.

  4. Click “Close” when the account is successfully added.

Once you’ve added your cPanel email account to Outlook, you can use it to send and receive emails, manage your calendar, and more.