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How To Configure MSN Mail Account with Outlook 2016

If you have installed Outlook 2016 from any of the Microsoft suites, you also get the option to add one or more email accounts to your Outlook account. For instance, if you have an MSN Mail customer, you can add your MSN Mail account to Outlook 2016. Similarly, you can also add personal email accounts such as Live.com, Hotmail.com, Outlook.com, Yahoo Mail or Gmail accounts.

To know how to configure your Email account with Outlook 2016, we have mentioned below steps to configure MSN Mail account with Outlook 2016. Follow the guides as mentioned to easily start accessing your Email account via Outlook 2016.

Steps to Configure MSN Mail with Outlook 2016

Method 1: Automatic Configuration

1.) Open Outlook and select File tab to select the Account Information option.

outlook 2016 file option

2.) Under Account Information, click Add Account option.

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3.) Select E-mail Account, and enter your Name, Email Address and Password in the required field.

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4.) Once entered, click the Next button. Outlook will begin configuring your MSN Mail account automatically, starting from establishing a network connection, then searching for your account’s setting and at last signing on to the mail server.

5.) Once the process gets complete, you will see Congratulations! Message in the window. Click Finish and restart your Outlook. You can find your MSN account you added on the left side of the Outlook window located below the inbox of your main account.

Method 2: Manual Configuration

1.) Open Outlook and go to File > Account Information > Add Account and select option Manual setup or additional server types. Click the Next button.

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2.) On the POP and IMAP Account Settings Window, make the following changes

  • Enter Your Name and Email Address
  • Account type: This is generally IMAP
  • Incoming mail server: imap-mail.outlook.com
  • Outgoing mail server: smtp-mail.outlook.com
  • User Name: Your complete email address
  • Password: Enter your password

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3.) Then, go to More Settings > Outgoing Server and select the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

4.) After that, under the Advanced tab, make the following changes:

outlook 2016 advance setting

Incoming server (IMAP): 993

  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing server (SMTP): 465 or 587

  • Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL or TLS

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5.) Select OK > Next > Finish to complete the configuration process of MSN Mail with Outlook.

In case, if you are not able to configure your MSN Mail with Outlook using the above steps, you can ask for assistance from our third party MSN Mail customer care service team. Our team is comprised of experienced professionals who are always geared to resolve any MSN Mail related issues efficiently.

To get in touch with our team, you can contact on our following communication lines. Our services are available 24 by 7, feel free to contact us anytime from anywhere.

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I was trying hard to configure my MSN email to MS Outlook account but not able to do that myself, so I called contact customer support MSN team, they fix my email POP setting in zero time. Thanks a lot. I appreciate your knowledge.
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