Run Microsoft Outlook 2010®. Go to File, click on Info and then on Accounts Settings. Select Inbox account from the list and click Change. Click More Settings… button and navigate to Advanced Tab. If the port number for "Outgoing server (SMTP):" is 465 then enable SSL by.
Outlook.com IMAP Mail Server Settings. You have to follow exactly the same procedure as above, except that you need to select IMAP as your email account type (and not POP). Account type: IMAP Incoming mail server: imap-mail.outlook.com Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp-mail.outlook.com.
Outlook.com accounts can be configured as Exchange accounts in Outlook 2010 and up. Outlook 2007 users will be able to set the accounts up as Microsoft Exchange until October 31 2017, after which they will need to upgrade