To Set up Outlook for SSL for

  1. In Microsoft Outlook, from the E-mail Accounts menu, select Tools.
  2. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.
  3. For your server type, select POP3 or IMAP, and then click Next.
  4. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3/IMAP) window, enter your information as follows:
  5. Click More Settings.
  6. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, go to the Outgoing Server tab.
  7. Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  8. Go to the Advanced tab, and then change the Outgoing server (SMTP) port to 465.
  9. Put a check mark in this server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).
  10. Click OK.
  11. Click Next.

That's it. If everything is working OK, you should see some email messages. To make sure you can send messages, go ahead and compose an email and send it to yourself.