To set up an email account in the email client Outlook 2016, please see the following steps. If you do not know your current email password, please visit this link for instructions on how to reset it.

First, you will need to open the settings screen. Click: File > Add Account.

You should then get a pop up where you can enter in your email address > click Advanced options > click Let me set up my account manually.
Click the Connect button.

Choose IMAP from the Advanced setup options.

IMAP Account Settings:

  • Incoming mail server = Servers hostname (in the form ‘LHxx.dnsireland.com’, see below* for more information)
    • Encryption method = SSL/TLS
    • Port = 993
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP) = Servers hostname (in the form ‘LHxx.dnsireland.com’, see below* for more information)
    • Encryption method = SSL/TLS
    • Port = 465

Click Next.

Enter your email password and click Connect.

You can then set up another email account or just untick the options and click Done to finish the set up.

 

*NB: To find out the correct hostname to enter (which replaces ‘LHxx.dnsireland.com’ from above), enter your domain name (without WWW) and click Lookup!

Please enter your domain in the text box below 'mydomain.ie' or 'www.mydomain.ie' and click Lookup, the page will refresh and provide the hostname

If you require further information/assistance on this, please submit a ticket and a member of the team will be happy to assist further.