How to configure your DirectAdmin email to Microsoft Outlook (Desktop)

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most popular email programs used on laptops and desktops to access customer email so we are making this quick guide to enable you setup your Clue Webhost DirectAdmin email on your Laptop or Desktop.

The steps for this are as follows:


  1. Open Microsoft Outlook on your computer (We are using Outlook 2010 for this Demo). Click next on if you would like to configure an email account.
  2. On the next page (Add new account), click on the third option (Manually configure server settings for additional server types)
  3. On the next screen, you would need to choose between Internet Email, Microsoft Exchange or compatible service and Text Messaging (SMS). Select Internet Email and click on next.
  4. The next page is the configuration page. Put your Name and the Email address you created under the "Your Name" and E-mail Address" field. Select "IMAP" under account. Under incoming and outgoing mail server, enter your Server Hostname (It is in the "New Account Information" email we sent when your account was created. Under username and password, enter the username and password you created here Click on "Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" and click next.

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