Set up your Zimbra archive in Outlook

Note: This is for email accounts that are included in a Solutions First Hosting Package. For Zimbra email setup, see the Zimbra Guide.

  • Open Outlook. The Outlook account setup wizard should open. Click Next to start the wizard. If it does not start automatically, go to File > Add Account.
  •  The wizard will ask you to connect to an email account. Click Yes.
  • Select Manual setup or additional server types. Click Next.
  • Select Pop or IMAP.
  • Click Next.
  • Enter your Name as it will appear on outgoing emails.
  • Enter your full Email address.
  • Unless you have been advised otherwise, use as the Incoming mail server.
  • Unless you have been advised otherwise, use as the Outgoing mail server (SMTP).
  • Enter your full email address as the User Name and your email Password.
  • Click More Setttings.
  • On the Outgoing Server tab, tick the option for My outgoing (SMTP) server requires authentication.
  • Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  • Select the Advanced tab.
  • For Use the following type of encrypted connection select the following:
    • Incoming server (IMAP): 993, SSL
    • Outgoing server (SMTP): 1025, TLS
  • Click OK to close the settings window.
  • Click Finish to end the wizard.

That’s it! You should now see an extra set of folders which represent your Zimbra archive storage.