How to amend your SMTP port in Microsoft Outlook 2010

Some Internet Service Providers (or ISPs) will routinely block sending mail on the default port 25. To remedy this simply follow the Steps listed below to take you through the process of changing your port to 587 which will allow mail to be sent.

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Step 1. Start Microsoft Outlook 2010 then select File, find and select Account Settings, then Account Settings

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Step 2. Highlight the corresponding account you want to make changes to the outgoing port for and select Change

Step 3. Now click on More Settings

Step 4. Select the Advanced Tab in the top menu, change the Out Going Server Port to 587 and then click OK

Step 5. Click next

Step 6. Checking it works – Outlook 2010 will test your settings and once complete, click Close

Step 7. Click finish

Step 8. Once finished, Click close

How to amend your SMTP port in Microsoft Outlook 2010

Once you have successfully followed the steps above you should be able to send mail via the outgoing mail server without being blocked by your Internet Service Provider.

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