summary: How to add a Plesk email account in Microsoft Outlook 2019.

If you have an earlier Outlook version, see instructions for Outlook 2016, Outlook 2010, or Outlook Express 6.

You can set up Microsoft Office Outlook automatically (using the mail autodiscover feature) or manually.

To set up Microsoft Office Outlook 2019 automatically:

  1. Open Microsoft Office Outlook 2019. If you have no account in Microsoft Outlook 2019, go to step 3. If you already have set up an account and want to add another one, go to the next step.

  2. Go to File > Add Account.

    Select "Microsoft Exchange" in the list and click the "Add Account" button after the selector.

  3. Specify your email address.

    Specify your Plesk email address in Microsoft Office Outlook.

  4. Specify the email address password and click Connect.

    Specify the Plesk email address password.

  5. You can see the following message if the domain name in the SSL/TLS certificate that secures the Plesk mail server differs from the domain name in the Microsoft Outlook connection settings.

    A possible warning that the Plesk server uses an SSL/TLS certificate that cannot be verified.

    We recommend that you fix this issue before proceeding with Microsoft Outlook setup:

    • Secure your domain with a free SSL/TLS certificate from Let’s Encrypt or from another certificate authority.
    • Check to what domain name the SSL/TLS certificate is assigned by clicking View Certificate. If the domain name is correct and belongs to your Plesk mail server, try to set up Microsoft Outlook manually. On the screen with your email account settings, change the incoming and outgoing mail servers so that they match the mail server in the SSL/TLS certificate.

    If no message appears, proceed to the next step.

  6. Wait a while until Microsoft Office Outlook finishes the setup and click OK when the setup is complete.

    Microsoft Office Outlook has finished the setup. Click the "OK" button to exit the setup menu.

Your account is set up. Microsoft Office Outlook will now send you a test email.

To set up Microsoft Office Outlook 2019 manually:

  1. Open Microsoft Office Outlook 2019. If you have no account in Microsoft Outlook 2019, go to step 3. If you already have set up an account and want to add another one, go to the next step.

  2. Go to File > Add Account.

    Select "Microsoft Exchange" in the list and click the "Add Account" button after the selector.

  3. Specify your email address.

  4. Click the Select "Microsoft Exchange" in the list and click the "Add Account" button after the selector. icon next to 「Advanced options」, select the 「Let me set up my account manually」 checkbox, and then click Connect.

    Next to "Advanced options", click the selector, select the "Let me set up my account manually" checkbox, and then click the "Connect" button.

  5. Choose your account type:

    • If you want to keep copies of messages on the server, click IMAP. With IMAP, you will also be able to train the SpamAssassin spam filter on email messages you receive if SpamAssassin is enabled on the server.
    • If you do not want to keep any messages on the server, click POP.

    Click the icon corresponding to your account type: POP or IMAP.

  6. Microsoft Office Outlook automatically detects the email address settings. Change the setting (if necessary) and click Next.

    Microsoft Office Outlook automatically detects the email address settings. If necessary, change the settings for incoming and outgoing mail (for example, the server name and the port numbers) and then click the "Next" button.

  7. Specify the email address password and click Connect.

    Specify the Plesk email address password.

  8. You can see the following message if the domain name in the SSL/TLS certificate that secures the Plesk mail server differs from the domain name in the Microsoft Outlook connection settings.

    A possible warning that the Plesk server uses an SSL/TLS certificate that cannot be verified.

    We recommend that you fix this issue before proceeding with Microsoft Outlook setup:

    • Secure your domain with a free SSL/TLS certificate from Let’s Encrypt or from another certificate authority.
    • Check to what domain name the SSL/TLS certificate is assigned by clicking View Certificate. If the domain name is correct and belongs to your Plesk mail server, return to the previous step. Change the incoming and outgoing mail servers so that they match the mail server in the SSL/TLS certificate.
  9. Wait a while until Microsoft Office Outlook finishes the setup and click OK when the setup is complete.

    Microsoft Office Outlook has finished the setup. Click the "OK" button to exit the setup menu.

Your account is set up. Microsoft Office Outlook will now send you a test email.