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How to setup Outlook 2016 with GEN's Next Generation Email Systems (DAKOTA & ANDROMEDA)

IMPORTANT: In these instructions we'll be using dakota ( but if your configuration build shows andromeda then substitute for

  • Open Microsoft Outlook 2016 and click File in the menu.
  • Under Account Information, click + Add Account.
  • Select Manual setup or additional server types and click Next.
  • Select IMAP and click Next.
  • Enter the user,server and logon information.
  • Select the account type: IMAP.


* Your Name:	The name you want displayed on outgoing emails
* Email Address:	The complete email address that you are setting up


* Account type:	IMAP
* Incoming mail server:
* Outgoing mail server:


User Name: This is in the format as exactly shown on the ticket. It will be Password: The password as exactly specified on the ticket. Require login using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) Do not tick.

Click More settings...

Under the Outgoing mail server tab, check the box My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Select the menu item Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

Now switch to the Advanced tab.

Insert the data below for the incoming and outgoing mail servers.


* Incoming Server (IMAP)	993	Select the connection type SSL/TLS in the drop-down menu
* Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)	25	Select the connection type STARTTLS in the drop-down menu

Back at the IMAP Accounts Settings screen, click Next, and then Finish.

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