Setting Up an Email Account Automatically in Microsoft Outlook 2019

This article explains how to set up your Mail Basic or Mail Business email accounts in Outlook 2019.

As a IONOS customer, you have the option to create a new email account and have the configuration of the mail servers entered automatically. Simply follow the steps below.

Initial Setup of an Email Account

  • When you open Microsoft Outlook 2019 for the first time after installation, the Select Profile window appears. Confirm the option to automatically set up the profile by clicking OK.

  • Click Next.

  • Enter the email address.

  • Click Connect.

  • Enter the password assigned when you set up the email address in IONOS.

Note

If the password is not accepted, set a new password for your email address. For more information, see the article Changing your email password.

  • Click Connect.

  • To complete the account setup, click OK.

Your email account is now set up. You can now retrieve and manage your emails with Outlook.

If there are problems with the automatic configuration, check the autodiscover settings of your domain.

If the email account setup fails again, set up your new email account manually. You can find the corresponding instructions in the article Manually setting up an email account in Microsoft Outlook 2019.

Setting Up Another Email Account

  • Open Microsoft Outlook 2019.

  • Click File > Information > + Add Account. The Welcome to Outlook window appears.

  • Enter the email address.

  • Click Connect.

  • Enter the password that you assigned when you set up the email address in your IONOS account.

Note

If the password is not accepted, set a new password for your email address. For more information, see the article Changing your email password.

  • Click Connect.

  • To complete the account setup, click OK.

Your email account is now set up. You can now retrieve and manage your emails with Outlook.

If you experience problems with the automatic configuration, check the autodiscover settings of your domain.

If the email account setup fails again, set up your new email account manually. For instructions, see the article Setting Up an Email Account Manually in Microsoft Outlook 2019.