How to Setup OVH Email for Outlook 2010

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This guide is intended to help you set up and configure an email account with Outlook 2010. All you have to do is follow the steps step by step.

In our example, we configure the e-mail account in POP (with and without SSL). However, it is quite possible to configure email settings differently by using the parameters indicated in this guide.

SET UP OVH EMAIL ACCOUNT for OUTLOOK

ADD AN ACCOUNT

  1. STEP 1 ADDING THE ACCOUNT
    To add an e-mail account in Outlook 2010, go to the “Account settings…” interface, as shown in the screenshot opposite.
  1. STEP 2 ADDING THE ACCOUNT
    Then click on New….

You now have the choice between manual or automatic configuration for any email. All these configurations can be used only with email clients.

MANUAL CONFIGURATION

STEP 1 CHOICE OF CONFIGURATION
Select the manual option to configure the mail server settings manually and additional server types. Then click the Next button.

STEP 2 CHOICE OF SERVICE
Check Internet Mail then click Next >.

STEP 3 MAIL SETTINGS

On this page you must enter the following information:

  1. Name: enter here the name you wish to appear with your correspondents;
  2. Email address: your full email address;
  3. Type of account: POP3 (for IMAP see Reminder of POP – IMAP parameters);
  4. Incoming mail server: SSL0.OVH.NET
  5. Outgoing mail server (SMTP): SSL0.OVH.NET
  6. Username: your full email address;
  7. Password: use the password corresponding to this e-mail account.

STEP 4 GENERAL

  1. Click on Additional Settings….

You can enter the reference of the account you want. By default, this is the email address. Here, we have replaced it with OVH Support.
This reference will be displayed in the management of e-mail accounts in Outlook.

  1. Then click on the Outgoing Server tab.

STEP 5 OUTGOING SERVER & ADVANCED OPTIONS

In the Outgoing server tab, check the box “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” then check to Use the same settings as my incoming mail server.

You must use port 587 in SMTP and check the authentication box for the connection of the outgoing server.

This is the authenticated outgoing port for all ISPs (Internet Service Providers).

Authentication for the outgoing server is an essential setting so that the e-mail transmission can work on our SMTP servers.

If authentication is not enabled, an Open SMTP incident ticket can be opened informing you that “POP before SMTP” authentication is not supported. You must activate the authentication of the outgoing server in order to be able to send emails.
In the Advanced options tab, complete these parameters:

Incoming server (POP3): must be 110.

This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) must be unchecked.

Outgoing server (SMTP): must be 587.

Use the following type of encrypted connection must be set to None

Click OK to continue.

At this level, you can also define whether the emails should be deleted from the mail server, as well as the delay before deletion. Similar to OVH, Also check Grapevine email settings for outlook, android, and iPhone.

STEP 6 TEST THE SETTINGS

At this stage, you can test your settings by clicking on “Test account settings…”.

STEP 7 COMPLETE THE CONFIGURATION

  1. Once you have made sure that the setting is correct, click Next >.
  2. A new test of the account settings will be performed before the final step. Then simply click on Close.

STEP 8 CONGRATULATIONS!
You have successfully configured your account on Outlook 2010.
Click Finish.

AUTOMATIC CONFIGURATION IN 3 CLICKS!

  1. Entering information

Information to configure an email account

  1. Name: Enter here the name you wish to appear with your correspondents;
  2. Email address: your entire email address;
  3. Password: your password associated with the e-mail account concerned and confirm it on the line below.

Then click on Next >.

  1. AUTHORIZATION

The Outlook application then searches for the items in your domain that it needs in order to complete the automatic configuration.
If all goes well, the message opposite should appear.

Do you plan to add several e-mail addresses linked to the concerned domain? Then check Don’t ask me again about this website.
This will prevent you from checking this box each time you add an e-mail account.

Then click on Authorize.

If you do not have the message opposite, remember to check that your password is correct using Webmail (Why is it beneficial to use desktop client over webmail).
If your password is indeed correct, check that your DNS zone has the following 3 lines:

_submission._tcp.your SRV domain 0 0 465 SSL0.OVH.NET
_imaps._tcp.your SRV domain 0 0 993 SSL0.OVH.NET
_autodiscover._tcp.your SRV domain 0 0 443 mailconfig.ovh.net.

To do this, connect to your Customer Area, select your domain in the left column then click on the DNS Zone tab to the right of Summary. Make sure you are in Expert Mode (top right).

  1. CONFIGURATION COMPLETE

The Outlook application completed the setup successfully.
Click on Finish.

We hope this article would be helpful to setup ovh email on outlook. If you have any help regarding email setup, we found that emailsettings.net provides enough article on how to setup emails with iphone, android and outlook.

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