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What Are Verizon Email Settings For Outlook 2016?

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As an Outlook 2016 user, you can set up your different email accounts on your Outlook program and get easy access to them whenever you want. Similarly, if you have a Verizon email account, you can configure it to your Outlook program and have easy access to your emails as per your requirement. To know about the Verizon email settings for Outlook and how to configure it on your email program, follow the step by step instructions provided below.

8 Steps to Setup Verizon Email Settings in Outlook 2016

NOTE: As Verizon moved to AOL Mail, following steps are as per AOL Mail configuration

1.) Launch Outlook 2016 on your desktop and click on the File menu.

2.) From the drop-down list that appears on your screen, click on the Add Account option and select “Manual setup or additional server types” radio button. Click on the Next button.

3.) Now, select POP or IMAP radio button and click on the Next button. You will be directed to the next window.

4.) On the next window that you are directed to, enter the following information:

  • Your Name: Enter your name as you want it to appear to your recipients
  • Email Address: Enter your complete email address
  • Account Type: Select IMAP
  • Incoming mail server:aol.com
  • Outgoing mail server:aol.com
  • User Name: Enter your complete email address
  • Password: Enter your account’s password

Select the checkbox next to the option “Remember password”

5.) Next, click on the More Settings button and go to the Outgoing Server tab to select the checkbox next to the option “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” box. Also, make sure that checkbox next to “use same settings as my incoming mail server” is selected.

6.) Then, go to the Advanced tab and enter the following information:

  • Incoming server (IMAP): 993
  • Outgoing server (SMTP): 465

Click on the Ok button.

7.) After that, click on the Next button and wait until Outlook completes the testing process. Once the testing gets completed successfully, click on the Closebutton.

8.) After that, click on the Finish button and send a test email to yourself to check if your Verizon email account is working fine with Outlook 2016.

1 Comments so far

Eddie EdickPosted on 06:11:32 - April 2020, 06

I found that using this method caused me quite a few headaches with synchronization problems with Outlook trying to connect to the mail servers on AOL. I have a Verizon account and have been using the app on my phone as well as setting it up on my Windows 10 OS. After having some syncing issues and taking 4-5 minutes every time you hit send/receive, I was finally able to figure out how to fix the problem. If you go into your Control Panel, you can select the Mail Icon. There you can select the option to view the profiles listed for Outlook. If you delete the profile and create a new Profile, it will prompt you to input all of login information for your account. Before you proceed, you need to select the Advanced options and input the correct options for incoming port (995) and outgoing port (465) with SSL selected. Click OK and go to the main screen. Need to input your login credentials and will allow you to test the connection before you close for any errors. Need to make sure incoming is imtp.aol.com and outgoing is smtp.aol.com Check the test option and exit the profile. Then log into Outlook 2016 and was back up and running.

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