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Account Setup for Microsoft Outlook 2007

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In the following examples replace the example information with the correct account information, i.e:

  • John Smith = <Your Name>
  • johnsmith@example.com = <your.email@your-domainname.tld>
  • example.com = <your-domainname.tld>

 

Setup an email account with Outlook 2007 Website Tutorial

  1. Open Outlook 2007.
  2. Click Tools from the menu bar.
  3. Click Account Settings from the drop down menu.



  4. In the Email tab, click [New].
    Note: If making changes to an existing account, under the Email tab you will see a list of email accounts that exist within Outlook, double click on the email account you wish to make changes to, then skip to step 8.



  5. Select the Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP radio option, then click [Next].



  6. Complete the following information:
    Your Name: The name you wish displayed when people receive your emails
    Email Address: The email address you are sending email from.
    Password: The password used for this email account.
    Re-type Password: The password used for this email account.
     
  7. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types then click [Next].


  8. Select the Internet Email radio option and click [Next].


  9. Complete the following information:
    Your Name: The name you wish displayed when people receive your emails
    Email Address: The email address you are sending email from.
    Account Type: Select POP3 from the drop down.
    Incoming mail server: pop.example.com
    Outgoing mail server: smtp.example.com
    User Name: Your full email address is required.
    Password: The password used for this email account.



  10. Click [More Settings] located in the bottom right corner.
  11. Select the Outgoing Server tab.



  12. Select the My outgoing mail sever (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox and Use same settings as incoming mail server.
  13. Select the Advanced tab.
    This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) = Unselected.

    Change the Outgoing server (SMTP) number to 26.
    Use the following type of encrypted connection = None.
    Remove from server after 30 days.



  14. Click [OK].
     
  15. Click [Next] button, then [Finish] button.

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Congratulations! 
You have now correctly setup your email account in Outlook 2007.


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