POP/IMAP Settings for Office 365

Associated Service Email and File Storage


This document can help you connect an email application to an Office 365 email account using POP or IMAP settings. It describes how to discover the POP or IMAP settings you’ll need to know so that you can set up an email client for use with Office 365.


  • Access to the Office 365 web portal
  • An email client
  • A notepad or other means to make a few temporary notes

Steps to Identify Office 365 Server Name

  1. Sign in to the Office 365 web client < https://login.microsoftonline.com >.
  2. Click on the Settings icon.
  3. In the Settings Menu click Options.
  4. Under Accounts click POP and IMAP.
  5. Record the Server name, Port, and Encryption method for the type of protocol you wish to use.
  6. Use this information to configure your email client.


If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IIT Technology Service Desk at 404-413-HELP (4357) or help@gsu.edu