E-mail is now a vital part of the day to day lives of people. It is used for personal and work related communications. With the advancement of technology, e-mail accounts can be accessed not only on computers, but on mobile devices as well. This makes it more convenient to send and receive e-mail even while on the go.
Microsoft Outlook is a program that comes with Microsoft Office. While it is often used for e-mail, it also has other features including Calendar, Contacts and Tasks. It can also be used with other programs like Microsoft SharePoint Server and Microsoft Exchange Server for multiple users in an organization to share common calendars and mailboxes, as well as exchange files and folders.
Apple Inc. released its first generation of iPhone in 2007. It had a great reception from clients, which led to the release of new iPhone versions on the succeeding years. iPhones are the most popular and widely used smartphones in the world. They offer various features aside from call and text including camera, e-mail, games, Internet and more. Click to see more..
Setting Up Outlook on Computer
You need to have an Outlook account set-up first to include it on the e-mail accounts on your iPhone. If you do not have one yet, here are the steps on how to set-up Outlook.
1. Open Microsoft Outlook on your computer.
2. Click the Tools menu and select E-mail Accounts.
3. Select Add a New E-mail Account.
4. Click the Next button.
5. Click IMAP then click Next.
6. Enter the information requested including your name, e-mail address, password, incoming e-mail server (IMAP) and outgoing e-mail server (SMTP). If you are not sure about your IMAP and SMTP, contact your e-mail provider.
7. Click on More Settings option.
8. Click Outgoing Server.
9. Select My Outgoing Server (SMTP) requires authentication.
10. Click the OK button.
11. Choose Next.
12. Click the Finish button.
13. Click Advanced.
14. Enter 993 for Incoming mail (IMAP).
15. Enter 2525 for Outgoing server (SMTP).
16. Click the OK button.
Setting Up Outlook E-mail on iPhone
Before smartphones became widely popular, Outlook was only used on computers. But now, there is a way that you can access your Outlook account on your iPhone. There are two ways on how to do this. You can either set-up your account on the settings of phone or access it on the Internet.
Setting Up Outlook on iPhone
1. Tap Settings on your home screen.
2. Look for Mail, Contacts, and Calendars and tap on it.
3. Tap on Add Account.
4. Choose Hotmail.
5. Enter your Outlook e-mail address and password on the correct field.
6. Turn the Mail option to ON to sync your mail on your phone’s mailbox, together with the e-mails from the other accounts synced on your device.
7. If you want to sync contacts, calendars and reminders, turn the options ON as well.
Accessing Outlook on the Web
1. Access http://www.outlook.com on your iPhone.
2. Type in your Outlook e-mail address and password to sign in.
3. You can now read your Outlook e-mails.
4. You can also access the full version of the site instead of the mobile version. To do this, scroll down on the page and you will see the option for PC Site. Tap on the said option to get the full version.
5. Ignore the warning message and tap on continue to enjoy accessing your e-mail using the full version of the site.
Sending and Receiving E-mails from Other Accounts with Outlook
Receiving all your accounts in one e-mail application is more convenient than having to access each of your e-mail account. You can use Outlook to send and receive e-mails from various accounts.
Receiving E-mail on Outlook
Most e-mail providers have an option to automatically forward e-mails to another account. The steps on how to do this vary from one provider to another. Check on the help feature on your e-mail site or application to determine the steps or call your e-mail provider for the information. You will be asked if you want to keep a copy, delete or archive the e-mail on your account. Select on the option that you prefer.
Sending E-mail on Outlook
After setting up the forwarding feature on your other e-mail account, you can now start receiving e-mails from that account on your Outlook. If you reply to the message on your Outlook, it will be sent using your Outlook e-mail address. However, you can configure your settings so that the from field will look like this: email@example.com (your outlook account) on behalf of firstname.lastname@example.org (your other e-mail account).
1. Click on the Gear icon on your Outlook, which is the icon for your settings.
2. Select More Mail Settings.
3. Under Managing Your Account, select Sending/Receiving Email from Other Accounts.
4. Click Add Another Account To Send Mail From under You Can Send Mail from These Accounts.
5. Enter your other e-mail account and click Send Verification E-mail.
6. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to your e-mail account, which you can also access on Outlook.
7. Click on the verification link.