Setting Up Outlook

Synchronize your GMX mailbox with Outlook. Your e-mail will be sent to your application in regularly intervals using IMAP.

How to add your e-mail account to Outlook 2010

  1. Click File, then Info in the submenu and the Add account button.
  2. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click on Next.
  3. Select Internet E-mail and click on Next.
  4. Enter your name and e-mail address. Select IMAP for the account type and enter imap.gmx.com as incoming server and mail.gmx.com as outgoing server. Enter yourGMX username and password. Uncheck Test Account Settings by clicking the Next button. Click on More Settings.
  5. Select the Outgoing Server tab. Check My outgoing server requires authentication.
  6. Select the Advanced tab. Enter 993 next to Incoming server and select SSL as encrypted connection type. Enter 587 next to Outgoing server and select TLS as encrypted connection type (a). Click on OK (b) and on Next (c).
  7. Click on Finish.
Outlook 2010 synchronizes with your GMX mailbox.
Postrequisite: You have to link the folders so that your e-mail will be filed in the correct folders.

How to link your folders in Outlook 2010

  1. Click on Account settings in the File menu and on the button which appears with the same label.
  2. Select your GMX e-mail address and click on Change.
  3. Click on More Settings.
  4. Switch to the Sent Items tab and select the Sent folder.
  5. Switch to the Deleted Items tab and select the Delete folder.
  6. Confirm by clicking OK and Next.
    Outlook 2010 will test the settings.
  7. Finish the account set-up by clicking on Finish.
Outlook 2010 will file the e-mail in the respective folders.

How to add your e-mail account to Outlook 2013

  1. Click File, then Info and the Add Account button.
  2. Select Manual setup or additional server types and click on Next.
  3. Select POP oder IMAP and click Next.
  4. Enter your name and e-mail address. Select IMAP for the account type and enter imap.gmx.com as incoming server and mail.gmx.com ein. Enter your GMX username and password. Click More Settings.
  5. Select the Outgoing Server Tab. Check My outgoing server requires authentication.
  6. Select the Advanced tab. Enter 993 next to Incoming Server and select SSL as encrypted connection type. Enter587 next to Outgoing Server and select TLS as as encrypted connection type (a). Click OK (b) and Next (c).
  7. Click Finish.
Outlook 2013 synchronizes with your GMX mailbox.