ZOHO mail configuration in Microsoft Outlook.


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

  1. Log in to your Zoho Mail account and hence enable IMAP. ( >> Settings >> Mail Accounts >> IMAP Access >> Enable IMAP by clicking the checkbox).
  1. Open the Microsoft Outlook app in your Windows PC.
  2. Click File and then select Add Account.


  1. On the pop-up window select ‘Manual setup or additional server types’, and click ‘Next’.


  1. 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.


  1. Check the option for IMAP and POP3 and click ‘Next.


  1. In the ‘Add Account‘ window, provide the following details:


  • User Information
    • Your name: Your desired display name. This will be used in the emails you send from Outlook.
    • Email address: Your Zoho account email address ([email protected] or email aliasesfor association accounts or [email protected], if you have a personal account)



  • Server Information
    • Select IMAPfrom the Account Type
    • Incoming – for institute accounts (if your domain is hosted with Zoho platform).
    • Incoming – for personal accounts (if you have a personal account)
    • Outgoing



  1. Ensure that ‘Remember Password’ is checked, and click More Settings.

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  1. Outgoing Server tab: Select ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’ and ensure that Use same settings as my incoming server is checked.


  1. 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.

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  • Hence, you are redirected back to the ‘Add New Email Account’ section. Click ‘Test Account Settings’ to check the configuration info.


  1. When the tests are successful, Outlook will display a popup window as shown. Click Close. If you see any errors, check the troubleshooting section.

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