Outlook 2016 configuration

To add an email account to Outlook 2016 on Windows:

  1. Open Outlook 2016 from your start menu.
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  2. On the top left, click the 'File' tab.
    A popout menu appears allowing you to add an account:
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  3. Click 'Add Account'.
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  4. Enter your email address and then click the 'Connect' button.
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  5. Enter your password, check the box to save it, and then click 'OK'.
    An SSL warning appears informing you the SSL mail certificate you're about to connect to cannot be verified:
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  6. Click 'View Certificate'.
    The following certificate indicates that it's assigned to *.mail.dreamhost.com. The error is because it's not assigned specifically to your domain name. Instead, it's assigned to mail.dreamhost.com which is safe to use:
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  7. Click 'Install Certificate'.
    The 'Certificate Import Wizard' appears:
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  8. Click the Next button.
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  9. Select the certificate store you wish to use and then click the Next button.
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  10. Click the Finish button.
    A pop-up displays confirming the certificate import succeeded.
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  11. Click 'OK'.
  12. On the former certificate page (where you can see *.mail.dreamhost.com), click 'OK'.
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  13. On the original pop-up for the certificate, click the Yes button.
  14. If prompted, enter your password again.
    A final page appears confirming the address was added to Outlook 2016:
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