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Configuring custom ports in Outlook 2010



Configuring custom ports in Outlook 2010

This tutorial assumes you've already launched Outlook 2010.

To configure custom ports for your email account, first click the File tab here.

Then click the Account Settings button.

Click Account Settings here.

Highlight the account for which you want to change your server ports.

Then click Change.

Click the More Settings button here.

Then click the Advanced tab.

Let's assume we need to change our port numbers to use SSL connections.

This is where your email account's server port numbers are listed, and available for you to change.

Select SSL for the incoming server here.

Note that the port number was updated automatically.

Select SSL for the outgoing server as well.

Then enter the new outgoing server port number.

When finished click OK.

Click Next.

That's it! The email account's server port numbers have been customized.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure custom ports in Outlook 2010.



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