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How do I set up Posteo in Outlook XP or Outlook 2003?

  • To set up your Posteo email address in Outlook, in the Outlook menu please click on “Extras”, and then “Email accounts”.
  • Select “Add new account” and for the server type, choose “IMAP”.
  • In the following window, enter your name and email address. Please enter “” in both the server fields IMAP and SMTP.
  • For “Sign up information”, enter your complete Posteo email address as the username and your password.
  • Next, click “Advanced settings” then “Outgoing mail server” and place a tick next to “Outgoing mail server requires authentication”.
  • To finish, click “Advanced” and confirm with a tick that the IMAP and SMTP servers require an encrypted connection (SSL).
  • Confirm all windows with “OK” and “Complete”.