Dreamhost IMAP Email Setup in Outlook 

Posted by on Jul 8, 2011 in Email, Resources | 3 comments

Outlook 2010 Setup Instructions

1. From the main navigation menu, select “File” and in the dropdown menu, select “Info“. To the right of “Info” in “Account Information” pane, click on the “New Account” button.

outlook account information for dreamhost setup

2. After the “Auto Account Setup” window pops up, select the “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” radio button.

manually configure server

3. In the next window that appears, make sure the “Internet E-mail” radio button is selected.

dreamhost email choose service

4. The “Internet E-mail Settings” window should now appear. Enter your information as shown in following example making sure you select IMAP as your Account Type and use your entire email address as your user name. The incoming and outgoing servers should both be the same, mail.mydomain.com, where mydomian.com is your domain name, for example mail.itegritygroup.com. “Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)”, should NOT be checked.

dreamhost email settings

5. Click on the “More Settings …” button.

6. Select the “Outgoing Server” tab. Check the box next to “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” and make sure the first radio button is selected, “Use same settings as my incoming mail server”.

dreamhost outgoing server

7. Select the “Advanced” tab. You shouldn’t have to make changes to this page, but it’s a good idea to double check the settings. For IMAP, the “Incoming server (IMAP)” should be set to 143 and “Outgoing server (SMTP)” to 25.

dreamhost advanced settings

8. At this point your email should be configured properly. Click the “OK“ button and you’ll be taken back to the “Internet E-mail Settings” window. Click on the “Test Account Settings” button and if a test email is able to be sent and received successfully then you’re finished. Click on the “Next“ button and then “Finish“ in the window that follows.

3 Responses to “Dreamhost IMAP Email Setup in Outlook”

  1. Nice tutorial on setting up outlook. If you don’t want to stick to outlook then you can also access webmail from DreamHost to access your emails. DreamHost currently offers squirrelmail facility using which you can access emails from any web browser.

  2. Hi, what do I have to do (if anything) on the dreamhost side of things, where my domain is parked?

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