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    Setup IMAP account with SSL on Outlook 365 and older

      1. Press Windows Key + R to open the run box and copy this string into the input :

    control mlcfg32.cpl

    2. Press enter and select EMAIL ACCOUNTS

    3. Select NEW

    4. Select MANUAL SETUP

    5. Select POP or IMAP

    6.

    Enter your mail settings :
    Email: email@yourdomain.co.za
    Password: yourmailPassw
    Incoming (POP3): mail.yourdomain.co.za
    Outgoing (SMTP): mail.yourdomain.co.za

    Kindly navigate to https://redcactus.co.za/webmail to obtain correct host name for incoming and outgoing server when using SSL (secure settings)

     

     

    7. Click on MORE SETTINGS and then on ADVANCED and change the settings to the following:
    Incoming Port: 993 ( SSL ON )
    Outgoing Port: 465 ( SSL ON )

     

     

    8. Navigate to OUTGOING SERVER and check both these two boxes

    –  My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
    –  Use same settings as my incoming mail server


    9.  Finally say OK and say Next it will show completed if the mailbox works

    10. Then select finish

    Congratulations!  You have successfully set up your account with SSL.

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