How To Setup Outlook With HostGator Hosting

How To Setup Outlook With Hostgator Email

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Great Web Hosting, Affordable PriceI get asked this question a lot by clients of mine, so this is just a quick post on how to setup your Outlook to use Hostgator’s email that is included with their hosting packages. (Linux hosting only)

  • Open Outlook
  • Go to Tools on the main menu
  • Then click Account Settings
  • Pick the account you want to change or create a new account.

View the images below for the correct setup:

Hostgator Email Setup For Outlook

When this is set up, click the “More Settings” button

Then click the “Outgoing Server” tab.

Hostgator Email Setup for Outlook

NOTE: Make sure the “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.” box is checked.

Then click the “Advanced” tab.

Hostgator Email Setup with Outlook
Make sure the “Incoming Server (POP3):” is set to 110 and the “Outgoing server (SMTP):” is set to 26.
Click OK, then test account.

You should be good to go!

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Rick Nielsen

I make it my job to filter out the noise and direct the small business owner to the 10% of applicable knowledge on the internet. From early on, my philosophy has not been to forever tether the client to myself for information. Instead, I would much rather enable the small business owner, by providing a tutorial on developing internet skills and then sending the client off in the right direction with a well designed roadmap.

3 thoughts on “How To Setup Outlook With Hostgator Email”

  1. Hi Rick,

    Nice article. Thank you. Do you have a piece on moving from a hosted exchange service to a self hosted exchange service to handle outlook? Thanks.


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