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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.

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 johnsmith@bellaliant.net).
    • Account type: Select IMAP
    • Incoming mail server: Enter imap.bellaliant.net (Note, this setting is good for all Bell Aliant email addresses including nbnet, sympatico, warp)
    • Outgoing mail server: Enter  smtpa.bellaliant.net (Note, 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.