This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2003® to work with your e-mail account. This tutorial focuses on setting up Microsoft Outlook 2003, but these settings are similar in other versions of Microsoft Outlook. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook by using the settings in this tutorial. If you are using another version of Outlook please try one of the other links listed above.
To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Outlook, from the E-mail Accounts menu, select Tools.
On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.
For your server type, select POP3 then click Next.
On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3/IMAP) window, enter your information as follows:
Your first and last name.
Your email address.
Your account user name.
Your email account password.
Incoming mail server (POP3)
Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
Click More Settings.
On the Internet E-mail Settings window, go to the Outgoing Server tab.
Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
Go to the Advanced tab, and check that the Outgoing server (SMTP) port is 25.
If you will access your email account from more than one computer you will need to check
"Leave a copy of messages on the server" and choose to remove them after so many days.
You will have returned to the original settings page. You can either test your settings by
selecting the "Test Account Settings" button or click Next.
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