Set up Email Account with Outlook 2013/2016/2019/365

Config outlook with IMAP and SMTP

Port assignment:

  Non Secure (Non SSL) Secure (SSL)
Port for SMTP (Outgoing Email) 587 465
Port for IMAP (Incoming Mail) 143 993


You can set up a cPanel/Directadmin email account with Microsoft Outlook 2019/365 and manage your email account.

  1. Open Outlook 2013/2016/2019
  2. Go to File > Info and click on Add Account.
  3. Enter your full email address, such as, and click Connect.
  4. In Advance Setup, select IMAP
  5. Enter IMAP details as provided below but change the hostname to your server hostname and make sure that your IMAP port is correct.
    1. Hostname: use our provided hostname ( for Incoming mail and Outgoing mail servers
    2. Port for SSL/TLS: Incoming Port is 993, Outgoing Port is 465
    3. Port for non SSL: Incoming Port is 143, Outgoing Port is 587 (StartTLS)
  6. Enter your email password and click Connect.
  7. Finally, click on Done.
  8. You can now manage your newly-added email from the left sidebar under the Home tab of Outlook.
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