Optimum Email Settings For Outlook

Optimum Email Settings For Outlook

Optimum.net provides IMAP and SMTP support, enabling you to access your Optimum email from any device that supports internet connections. It also helps access your email account on email clients and access your mails through email clients. Let us see how to set up Optimum email for Outlook.

Steps to set up Optimum email settings for Outlook (Manual)

  1. Open Outlook on your PC and select the File option from the top of the page.
  2. Select the Account settings option and click New.
  3. Select the Email Account radio button on the page and click Next.
  4. Choose Manually to set up using manual configuration and click Next.
  5. Select the IMAP option and click Next.
  6. Make sure you have the Optimum email login details.
  7. Provide the required details, such as typing the name as per your desire in the Your Name box and provide your Optimum email address in the Email address field.
  8. Select IMAP from the drop-down list in the Account type field.
  9. Provide mail.optimum.net in the Incoming Mail server section.
  10. Enter your correct password in the Password field and click the More Settings option.
  11. Select the Outgoing Server tab and make sure the My outgoing server requires authentication option is selected.
  12. Also, check whether the radio button for Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected and click Next.
  13. Select the Advanced tab.
  14. Next, go to Use the following type of encrypted connection. Select SSL from the drop-down box.
  15. Provide 465 in the Outgoing server field and make sure 993 is filled in the Incoming server box.
  16. After providing the required details, click Next.
  17. Your Outlook page will test your account settings. Wait until the test completes and click Finish.

OPTIMUM Email Settings for Outlook (Automatic)

To set up your Optimum email settings for Outlook automatically, just follow the simple steps given here:

  1. Open Outlook on your PC and select the File option.
  2. Click on the Info option from the left side of the page and click Account Settings.
  3. On the Add account screen, choose the Email account option to automatically set up the Optimum email on your Outlook.
  4. Make sure you have the Optimum email login credentials.
  5. Now, provide the required details, such as name, email, and password. Provide the user name as per your desire and provide your Optimum email login credentials in the email and password fields.
  6. Click Next after providing the required details.
  7. Now, your email account configuration will be done automatically.