How to set up your email address in Microsoft Outlook for Windows

Want to be able to send and receive emails at your Porkbun hosted email address? If you're a Windows user and you're using Microsoft Outlook*, here's how:

Create an email address using your domain.
Open Outlook. Click the "File" menu, select "Add Account."

On the pop-up screen, type in your Porkbun email address, click "Advanced Options", and check "Let me set up my account manually." Click "Connect" to continue.

Click "IMAP."

Type your password and click "Connect."

Here you'll need to specify some additional settings manually:
  • Incoming Mail server is
    • Port: 993, Encryption Method: SSL/TLS
  • Outgoing Mail server is
    • Port: 587, Encryption Method: STARTTLS

Click "Next."

Click the "Done" button to complete the setup.

That's it! Outlook for Windows is now configured to send and receive from your custom email address.

*Please Note:

These instructions were made using Microsoft Outlook 2019. While these settings should work for older versions, the interface may look different from the screenshots we provide here.

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