Email Setup in Outlook 2016

This article will show you how to set up an account for your iiNet email address in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

 

  1. Open Outlook and click File in the top left-hand corner of the screen. Select Info from the left-hand list and then click Add Account.
     
    Outlook 2016 setup screenshot
     
  2. In the pop-up window, enter your iiNet email address in the text box.
     
  3. Select Advanced options, tick Let me set up my account manually, then hit Connect.
     
    Outlook 2016 setup screenshot
     
  4. Select IMAP.
     
    Outlook 2016 setup screenshot
     
  5. Fill out the form with the details below, then select Next. If your email address doesn't end in "@iinet.net.au", please see iiNet Group Email Settings.

    Incoming mail server: mail.iinet.net.au
    Incoming port:
    993
    Encryption method:
    SSL
    Require logon using SPA:
    Not ticked
     
    Outgoing mail server:
    mail.iinet.net.au
    Outgoing port:
    465
    Encryption method:
    SSL
    Require logon using SPA:
    Not ticked

    Outlook 2016 setup screenshot
     

  6. Enter your iiNet email address password and then select Connect.
     
  7. Microsoft Outlook will automatically check your email settings and report back with any errors, such as if your email address or password is entered incorrectly. If this is the case, you should select Change Account Settings and correct your details.
     
    If no errors were found, hit Done to finish.
     
  8. If you're unable to get your email account working for any reason, please call us on 13 22 58 and we'll be happy to help.