Office 365

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Office 365 includes access to Microsoft's mail client Outlook. The below guide was generated on a computer running Outlook 2016 on Windows 7.

To configure Outlook for your Sonic email account do the following:

  1. Within Outlook 2016 click on File. Under the Account Information section click on Add Account.
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  2. On the initial Account Setup window click Manual Setup.
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    Click Next.
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  3. On the Account Type page make sure POP or IMAP is selected, click Next.
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  4. On the POP and IMAP Account Settings page under the User Information section input your name and email address.
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  5. On the POP and IMAP Account Settings under the Server Information section select your preferred Account Type (we recommend IMAP). For Incoming Mail Server input for an IMAP account or for a POP account.
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  6. On the POP and IMAP Account Settings under the Logon Information section input your Sonic username and password.
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    Click on More Settings.
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  7. Navigate to the Outgoing Server tab.
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  8. Check My Outgoing (SMTP) Server Requires Authentication.
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  9. Navigate to the Advanced tab.
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  10. Under the Server Port Numbers section, select SSL for encrypted connection type for both Incoming (IMAP or POP) and Outgoing (SMTP).
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    You will manually need to update the Outgoing (SMTP) server port number from 25 to 465. After completing these steps click Ok.
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  11. Click Next.
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  12. Outlook will test your configuration. If the test fails, go back and double check your configuration. If the test is successful click Close.
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  13. Click Finish.
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