Last updated on January 6th, 2020 at 03:55 pm

Hopefully, this blog can help the people to download, install, and configure IBM Lotus Notes in a Windows OS based desktop or laptop. Follow this procedural step to open and access the information of your account.

Also if in case you looking to convert Lotus Notes NSF to PST outlook or any other format like EML, EMLX, etc with help of eSoftTools NSF to PST converter then too this process has to be followed.

This entire process includes three different stages- Downloading, Installing and Configuring. So go through the steps for successive configurations.

Stage-1 How to Download IBM Lotus Notes?

Step 1:  Visit on your browser

Step 2:  Click on the profile icon on the right most of the screen. Click on Log in and enter the details of your IBM id credentials. Otherwise click on create an IBMid and proceed to create your account.

Step 3: After logging in your IBM account, browse on the following link by copying and pasting:


Step 4: Proceed with Download Trial option

Step 5: set Download using Direct Director and select the suitable option of according to your system configuration


Set Download using Http and then choose location of the downloadable .exe file and proceed.


Simply download Lotus Notes from the following link

Stage-2: How to install IBM Lotus Notes?

Step-1: Firstly create a folder on a location where you want to store all the Lotus Notes account.

Step-2:  Double click and run Lotus Notes setup file from the recently downloaded file which will have .exe extension.

Step-3: In the IBM Notes Wizard, select option account to your need and browse for the recently created folder.

Step-4: Proceed with next option and click on I accept the terms in the license agreement option.

Step-5: Choose the needed options and proceed.

Step-6: Choose IBM connection in the custom setup window panel and proceed.

Step-7:  Select the needed options according to your requirements and move ahead with Install button

Step-8: Lastly click on “Finish” Button.

Stage-3: How to configure IBM Lotus Notes?

Step-1: Open IBM Notes application

Step-2: From the Welcome Window, proceed ahead

Step-3: Fill the asked details like name and Domino server name and move ahead with next button.

Step-4: Choose any one service from additional services section. Then choose other options accordingly and click on Next button.

Step-5: Provide details of incoming mails in Setup Internet mail Window and click on Next button

Step-6: Insert the account login details and proceed ahead with Next Button.

Step-7: Input details of Outgoing SMTP mail Server and click on Next

Step-8: Provide email address and Internet Domain and proceed by clicking on Next button

Step-9: Now in the local system, open IBM Notes and click on Open option

Step-10: Choose Contacts option from the list

Step-11: Choose the advanced option and double click on Outgoing Internet Mail.

Step-12: Select Edit Account option and provide account credentials

Step-13: Proceed with save and close option.

Step-14: Again choose Open option proceeded by selection of “choose Mail” option. And all the emails will be visible.

This was all about Lotus Notes installation and configuration. There are many other email clients as well. Every application has its pros and cons, so choose according to the usage and requirement.

Read also: Reasons to migrate from Lotus Notes to Outlook

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