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Outlook 2013 - Set up email (IMAP)

If you'd like to send and receive Bell Aliant email using the Outlook 2013 email program, we can help you set it up. You simply need to add our email settings into your email program.

For guidance, follow the detailed step-by-step instructions.

What you need before you start

  • You need a Bell Aliant email address and password. If you do not know your email address or password, please contact us
  • Follow these easy steps

    1. Launch the Outlook 2013.
    2. In the Microsoft Outlook 2013 Startup Wizard, click Next. (If the wizard does not open, click File and then Add Account. Click Yes and then Next.)
    3. Click Manual Setup or additional server types.

    4. Click Next.
    5. Click Pop or IMAP and click Next.

    6. Under User information enter the following:
      • Your name:   The name you want to display on your outgoing emails.
      • Email address: Your Bell Aliant email address (example [email protected]).
      • Account type: Select IMAP
      • Incoming mail server: Enter (Note, this setting is good for all Bell Aliant email addresses including nbnet, sympatico, warp)
      • Outgoing mail server: Enter, this setting is good for all Bell Aliant email addresses including nbnet, sympatico, warp)
      • User Name: Enter your Bell Aliant email address
      • Password: Enter your Bell Aliant email password. Click remember password to save your email password.

    7. Click More Settings.
    8. Click the Outgoing Server tab.
    9. If the box My outgoing server (SMTP) requires Authentication is not checked, click it.
    10. If Use same settings as my incoming mail server is not selected, click it.
    11. Click the Advanced tab and enter the following information:
      1. Incoming server (IMAP) : 143
      2. Outgoing server (SMTP): 2225 

    12. Click OK.
    13. Click Next.
    14. Outlook 2013 will test your account setup.
    15. On the Congratulations!All test completed successfully screen, click Close.

    16. On the You're all set screen, click Finish.

    You have successfully configured Outlook 2013 for the first time!