Information Technology

Outlook 2010 IMAP Configuration

Setting up Outlook to access BUmail via IMAP lets Outlook access your email only. IMAP does not allow calendar synchronization or group functions. IMAP works both on and off campus.

  1. Launch Outlook. From the File menu, click the Account Settings Button  and then click Account Settings
  2. If this is your first account you will be prompted by the wizard. Otherwise click the New button.
  3. Select E-Mail Account and click Next
  4. Click IMAP and then click Next
  5. Click Manually configure server settings or additional server types  then click Next
  6. Select Internet E-mail  then click Next
  7. Enter your full name  and Butler email address
  8. Select IMAP from the Account Type menu 
  9. The incoming mail server is bumail.butler.edu and the outgoing mail server is also bumail.butler.edu
  10. Enter your Butler username and password
  11. Check Remember password
  12. Click the More Settings button
  13. Click the Outgoing Server tab
  14. Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as my incoming mail server
  15. Click the Advanced tab
  16. Incoming server: Select SSL from the drop down menu and set the port to 993 
  17. Incoming server: Select TLS from the drop down menu and set the port to 587
  18. Click OK
  19. Click Next and then Finish

Outlook 2007 IMAP Configuration

Setting up Outlook to access BUmail via IMAP lets Outlook access your email only. IMAP does not allow calendar synchronization or group functions. IMAP works both on and off campus.

  1. Launch Outlook. From the Tools menu, select Account Settings…
  2. If this is your first account you will be prompted by the wizard. Otherwise click the New button
  3. Click Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and then click Next
  4. Check the box for Manually configure server settings then click Next
  5. Select Internet E-mail   then click Next
  6. Enter your full name and Butler email address
  7. Select IMAP from the Account Type menu
  8. The incoming mail server is bumail.butler.edu and the outgoing mail server is also bumail.butler.edu
  9. Enter your Butler username and password
  10. Check Remember password
  11. Click the More Settings button
  12. Click the Outgoing Server tab
  13. Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as my incoming mail server
  14. Click the Advanced tab
  15. Incoming server: Select SSL from the drop down menu and set the port to 993 
  16. Incoming server: Select TLS from the drop down menu and set the port to 587
  17. Click OK.