How to setup Microsoft Outlook 2007 email accounts

  • Start Outlook.
  • On the Tools menu, click Account Settings.
  • On the E-mail tab, click New.
  • In the Add New E-mail Account dialog box, click Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, and then click Next.
  • Configure the new e-mail account. You can configure the new e-mail account automatically or manually. 
    • Configure the new e-mail account manually, follow these steps in the Add New E-mail Account dialog box:
      • Click to select the Manually configure server settings or additional server typescheck box, and then click Next.
      • Click Internet E-mail, and then click Next.
      • Under User Information, follow these steps:
        1. In the Your Name box, type your full name.
        2. In the E-mail Address box, type your full e-mail address. 
      • Under Server Information, click the type of e-mail account that you have in theAccount Type box.
        • You have a POP3 mail account:
          1. In the Incoming mail server box, type the name of the server. This is the server that holds your messages before you download them to the computer. Type the server name in lowercase letters. Type mail.yourdomainname.com (replace with your domain name)
          2. In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, type the name of the outgoing e-mail server. Type the server name in lowercase letters. Please refer to your internet access ISP for this details. As an alternative you can also use mail.yourdomainname.com (replace with your domain name), Click More Settings, Outgoing Server, Make sure that My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication is checked and Use same settings as my incoming mail server radio button is selected.
      • Under Logon Information, follow these steps:
        1. In the User Name box, type email@youdomainname.com (replace with your email address)
        2. In the Password box, type password (replace with your password)
        3. If you want Outlook to remember your e-mail account password, click to select the Remember password check box.
      • Click Test Account Settings. This feature calls a dialog box that displays, in a step-by-step manner, each phase of the testing of the configuration that you entered. When you click Test Account Settings, the following process occurs:
        • The connectivity of the system to the Internet is confirmed.
        • You are logged on to the SMTP server.
        • You are logged on to the POP3 server.
        • It is determined whether the POP3 server must be logged on to first. If it is required, Outlook automatically sets the Log on to incoming mail server before sending mail option.
        • A test message is sent. This message explains any changes that Outlookmade to the initial setup.
      • Click Next, and then click Finish.
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