Outlook for Office 2011

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These are the steps necessary to set up Microsoft Outlook 2011 for use with a Stevens e-mail account via the IMAP protocol.



Step 1: Adding an Account

When you open Outlook 2011 for the first time you will see a prompt asking you what you would like to do. Select Add Account.

Select E-mail Account

Step 2: Entering Your Information

The next dialog box will prompt you for your account information.

  • Email address: username@stevens.edu
  • Password: This is your myStevens password.
  • Type: IMAP
  • Incoming Server: nexus.stevens.edu
  • Outgoing Server: nexus.stevens.edu
    • Select Override default port. Erase 25 and replace it with 587.

After you have entered all of the above information and verified it's accuracy select Add Account.

Step 3: Verify Information and Enter Your Full Name

Next, you will see a prompt that displays all of the information you have entered. In the Full Name: field, enter your full name

Step 4: Edit Authentication Settings

Select the button titled More Options… which is located at the bottom of the dialog box.

  • In the Authentication: drop down menu, select User Name and Password
  • Enter your user name in the User name field.
  • Enter your myStevens password in the Password field.

Select OK.

Your Outlook Account should now be properly set up and configured.

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