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Update My Email Settings  

Updating incorrect email settings would avoid synchronization errors and server settings errors in the future. If you are looking for the quick steps to update the email settings on Outlook 2016, follow the steps given in the section below to update my email settings.

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  • On your computer, launch the Outlook app to update my email settings.
  • Click on Tools at the top of the window and select Account Settings from the drop-down list.
  • Click the Email tab and select your email account from the displayed list.
  • Click the Change tab to open the Change Email Settings window.
  • Click the More Settings button and move on to the Outgoing Server tab.
  • Enable the My Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox.
  • Move on to the Advanced tab and enter the necessary server ports that you wish to update.
  • If you wish to use the secure SSL/TLS settings, change the port number to 465 or 587 in the Outgoing server field.
  • In the Incoming server field, enter 995 of POP and 993 for IMAP.
  • If you wish to change your account from IMAP to POP or POP to IMAP, select your choice from the Account Type drop-down menu in the Change Email Settings window.
  • After configuring the necessary server settings, click the Next button and select Finish.

Updating your email settings in the Mail app on your Mac:

  • On your Mac, launch the Mail app.
  • Click the Mail menu available at the top of the screen and select the Preferences option.
  • Click the Accounts icon and select the Edit SMTP Server List option from the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) drop-down menu.
  • Uncheck the Allow insecure authentication checkbox.
  • Enter your email address and its password in the required fields.
  • Select the Advanced tab and modify the Outgoing server (SMTP) port.
  • If you wish to use secure SSL/TLS settings, select SSL or TLS from the encryption drop-down menu.
  • Make sure to enter the correct server ports for the incoming and outgoing mail servers.
  • Once updated, save the configured settings. And finally update my email settings.