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Set Up E-mail with Microsoft Outlook

Learn how to automatically configure Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2013, or 2016 for use with your 1&1 Mail Basic account.

Please note:
While this method will work in Outlook 2007, it will create a prompt that you have to reconfirm each time you load the program. For this reason, it is recommended that Outlook 2007 users set up Outlook manually.

Before you begin, you will need to have Outlook already installed on your computer and Create an E-mail Account in Your 1&1 Package.

Step 1
On your computer, click the Start Menu and select Control Panel.
Step 2
Double-click the Mail icon. If using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, type Mail into the search box at the top-right of the Control Panel window to quickly find the Mail icon. Windows Control Panel
Windows Control Panel
Step 3
Click the E-mail Accounts button.
Mail Setup - Outlook
Mail Setup - Outlook
Step 4
Under the E-mail tab, click the New button to add your 1&1 e-mail account. Account Settings Window
Account Settings Window
Step 5
Select E-mail Account and then click the Next button. Add Account Window
Add Account Window
Step 6
Enter Your Name, E-mail Address, and e-mail address Password and then click the Next button. Add Account Window
Add Account Window
Step 7
Outlook will attempt to autodetect your e-mail settings. If a window appears attempting to configure your e-mail account using settings from the autodiscover.1and1.info website, Check the box that says Don't ask me about this website again and then click the Allow button. Security confirmation
Security confirmation
Step 8
After a few moments your should receive a confirmation that the e-mail account is successfully configured. Click the Finish button to complete the process. Add Account Window
Add Account Window
Step 9
Now launch Outlook from the Start menu and begin writing and checking your mail!
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