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POP, IMAP, and SMTP settings for

If you're trying to add your account to Outlook or another mail app, you might need the POP, IMAP, or SMTP settings. You can find them below or by viewing them in your settings.

Outlook and may be able to detect your account's mailbox settings automatically, but for other non-Microsoft accounts, you may need to contact your email provider for their settings.

If you want to add your account to another email program that supports POP or IMAP, here are the manual server settings you'll need.


  • POP access is disabled by default. See the section below on how to enable POP access in

  • does not require Secure Password Authentication (SPA).

  • Incoming and outgoing servers are the same.


Your email address


Your Microsoft account password. 
If your password is not being recognized, or if you want to add your account to a smart device like a home security camera, you may need an app password. Learn more.


IMAP server

IMAP port


IMAP encryption


POP server name

POP port


POP encryption


SMTP server name

SMTP port


SMTP encryption


If you want to use POP to access your email in, you'll first need to enable POP access.

  1. Select Settings  > Mail > Sync email.

  2. Under POP and IMAP, select Yes under Let devices and apps use POP.

  3. Select Save.

If you're trying to connect another email account to using POP, you might need to change certain mail provider settings to enable a connection that could be blocked.

You may receive a connection error if you configured your account as IMAP in multiple email clients. We’re working on a fix and will update this article when we have more information. For now, try the following workaround:

  1. Go to and sign in using the email address and password of the affected account.

  2. Under Recent activity find the Session Type event that matches the most recent time you received the connection error and click to expand it.

  3. Select This was me to let the system know you authorize the IMAP connection.

  4. Attempt to connect to the account via your IMAP client.

    For more information on how to use the Recent activity page, go to What is the recent activity page?

If you use to access an account that uses a domain other than,, or, you might not be able to sync your accounts using IMAP. To resolve this, remove the connected IMAP account in and reconfigure it as a POP connection. For instructions about how to reconfigure your account to use POP, contact your email account provider.

If you're using a GoDaddy account, follow these instructions to reconfigure your GoDaddy account to use POP. If using POP doesn't resolve your issue, or you need to have IMAP enabled (it's disabled by default), contact GoDaddy support.

See also

Add your other email accounts to

Add an email account to Outlook

What are IMAP and POP?

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