Setting Up an Email Account in Microsoft Outlook 2007 (IMAP)

For Microsoft Outlook 2007

Follow the steps below to set up an IMAP account in Microsoft Outlook 2007.

  • Open Microsoft Outlook 2007.
  • Click Tools > Account Settings... in the top menu bar.
  • In the following window click on the New button.
  • Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP and click Next.
  • Check Configure server settings or additional server types manually and click Next.
  • In the next window, select Internet E-mail and click Next.
  • Enter user, server and logon information.

    To allow emails to be sent from this new account, click More settings.
  • User Information  
    You can choose your name.  
    Email Address The full email address you want to set up in Outlook 2016.
    Server Information  
    Account type IMAP
    Incoming mail server
    Outgoing mail server
    Username Your email account details
    Password The password that you assigned when setting up the email address in IONOS yourself.
    Logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) required. Since this feature is not supported by our mail servers, please do not check this box.  
  • Click Outgoing Mail Server.
  • Check The outgoing mail server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  • Select the menu item Use the same settings as for incoming mail servers.
  • Now switch to the Advanced tab. Enter the data for the incoming and outgoing mail servers.
  • Server connection number    
    Incoming Mail Server (IMAP) 993 SSL
    Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) 587 Automatic
    Please Note

    Are you having trouble using Port 587 and the Automatic setting? Instead, enter port 465 for outgoing mail server (SMTP) and select the connection type SSL.

  • The previous window appears. Click Next > Finish.