Trying out Outlook365

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I may be barking up the wrong tree. I have used Outlook 2010 for 8 years. I am sick of the dozens and dozens od .pst accounts I accumulate and have to merge every time I reinstall windows. I thought switching to 365 might make life simpler in the long term and enable me to store all my emails online rather thasn clutter my PC. I am a home user. 

 

Is 365 only for busieness?

 

I am trying to set up my internet accounts with my isp server details viz incoming server imap.plus.net outgoing server mail.plus.net

 

I don't even know if 365 is the thing to do this with?

 

There is somewhere to put my password (for isp's mail servers) but I see nowhere to put my username ? (which defines which mailbox I am access).

 

Confused.com here!

 

 

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Hi! Seems you have an mail account using imap today!
You can go to office.com and sign up for a personal office 365 subscription!
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I don't follow?? I am signed up. How can I get email notificatgions of replies it was lucky I found this.
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Ok! I don’t follow either :) If you got an 365 personal account you set it up using the preferred “exchange protocol”,
Here you enter your office 365 mail and password
otherwise use Microsoft servers for imap
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You should get an email when someone replies! Make sure the tic box “ email me when someone replies” is checked right under this message box