Access your Outlook.com (Outlook.com) Account from an Email Program using IMAP
Outlook.com (Outlook.com) provides IMAP access to your Outlook.com (Outlook.com) account, so you can connect to your emails from your desktop email program or your mobile mail app.
Outlook.com supports IMAP / SMTP
That means you don't have to use Outlook.com webmail interface! You can check your emails using other email programs (like Mailbird, Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird). Using desktop email programs will make you more productive and your email will always be available, even offline.
Setup Your Outlook.com Account with Your Email Program Using IMAP
To access your Outlook.com email account from a desktop email program, you'll need the IMAP and SMTP settings below:
|Outlook.com (Outlook.com) IMAP Server||imap-mail.outlook.com|
|IMAP username||Your full email address|
|IMAP password||Your Outlook.com password|
|Outlook.com (Outlook.com) SMTP Server||smtp-mail.outlook.com|
|SMTP username||Your full email address|
|SMTP password||Your Outlook.com password|
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