Manual Setup of Office 365 Mail

Manual Setup of Office 365 Mail

Incoming Mail
Connection Method IMAP
Server Name outlook.office365.com
Port 993
Encryption Method SSL
Outgoing Mail
Connection Method SMTP
Server Name smtp.office365.com
For Gmail: outlook-apaccentral.office365.com (Follow the setting here or else, your sent mails may be classified as Junk / Fraud.)
Port 587 (Please go to More Setting > the Tab Outgoing Server > Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication – Use same settings as my incoming mail server)
For Gmail: 25 (Follow the setting here or else, your sent mails may be classified as Junk / Fraud.)
Encryption Method TLS
Note To avoid your mails becoming junk, please

  • input (1) correct email addres, i.e. @cuhk.edu.hk or @link.cuhk.edu.hk and (2) display name
  • conduct testing by sending / receiving mails (with or without attachment)

More FAQs can be found at here.