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

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

1
Set up a hosted email address.
2
Open Outlook. Click the "File" menu, select "Add Account."

3
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.

4
Click "IMAP."

5
Type your password and click "Connect."

6
Here you'll need to specify some additional settings manually:
  • Incoming Mail server is imap.porkbun.com
    • Port: 993, Encryption Method: SSL/TLS
  • Outgoing Mail server is smtp.porkbun.com
    • Port: 587, Encryption Method: STARTTLS

Click "Next."

7
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.

*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.