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Set up SSL mailboxes: Microsoft Office 2010

In this guide, you will learn how to use SSL to send your emails to Microsoft Office 2010 and then retrieve it.

SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is used for the secure transmission of data via e-mail.

The instructions for setting up a mailbox without SSL can be found under the following link:

Microsoft Office 2010

Step 1

To start the setup, first open your Outlook 2010, go above on the left to "File",
then to "Account Settings" and now to the one below field which is also titled "Account Settings...".

Step 2

You will now see the following screen:

Click here on the button "New".

Step 3

Set here the point at "Microsoft Exchange, POP3 or IMAP" and click on "Next".

Step 4

The following screen appears:

Check the box "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" and then click "Next".

Step 5

A new window will appear in which you can select what kind of an e-mail mailbox it is.
Select the round field in front of "Internet e-mail" and click on "Next" at the bottom right.

Step 6

A new window will appear in which you will be prompted to enter all the to enter the necessary information about your e-mail inbox.

As the user name, enter the e-mail login that was used when you created the e-mail box in your customer area on has been assigned.

Then click on "Further settings".

Replace all fields with the information for your e-mail inbox.
You can also find this in your customer login under "E-mails -> Server information".

Step 7

A new window will appear. Please select from the listed tab pages, select the "Outgoing mail server" item. 

Set then check "The outgoing mail server (SMTP) requires authentication".

Step 8

Now select the tab "Advanced", check "Server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)", enter port 465 when using the POP3 SSL procedure as outgoing mail server and set "Use the following encrypted connection type:" to SSL.

Now click on "OK".

Step 9

You will return to the previous page. Click on "Next" there.

Step 10

Finally, click on "Finish" to complete the setup.

You can now receive and send your e-mails with Office 2010.

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