Zoho Mail is a remarkable email platform that offers a combination of ad-free, clean, discreet interface and powerful features that are geared for business and skilled use. Understanding a fast, clean, Webmail that has powerful features matching or even greater to those you will find in desktop email clients.
Setting up Mails
- Log in to your Zoho Mail account and hence enable IMAP. (www.zoho.com/mail >> Settings >> Mail Accounts >> IMAP Access >> Enable IMAP by clicking the checkbox).
- Open the Microsoft Outlook app in your Windows PC.
- Click File and then select Add Account.
- On the pop-up window select ‘Manual setup or additional server types’, and click ‘Next’.
- likewise, if you are adding another account in your outlook, window will pop-up. Locate ‘New’ and click it. The check ‘Manual setup or additional server types’ and click next.
- Check the option for IMAP and POP3 and click ‘Next.
- In the ‘Add Account‘ window, provide the following details:
- User Information
- Server Information
- Select IMAPfrom the Account Type
- Incoming server:zoho.com – for institute accounts (if your domain is hosted with Zoho platform).
- Incoming Server:zoho.com – for personal accounts (if you have a personal @zoho.com account)
- Outgoing Server:zoho.com
- Logon Information:
- Ensure that ‘Remember Password’ is checked, and click More Settings.
- Outgoing Server tab: Select ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’ and ensure that Use same settings as my incoming server is checked.
- Select the Advanced tab and as a result, configure the Settings as follows:
- Incoming Server (IMAP): 993
- Also, select SSL from the drop down menu for encrypted connection and then for Outgoing Server.
- Outgoing Server (SMTP):465
- Click the ok button.
- Hence, you are redirected back to the ‘Add New Email Account’ section. Click ‘Test Account Settings’ to check the configuration info.
- When the tests are successful, Outlook will display a popup window as shown. Click Close. If you see any errors, check the troubleshooting section.