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Setting Up Your Email in Microsoft Outlook 2007

Last Updated: August 21, 2007 12:28 PM

This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Outlook to work with your email account. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook using the settings in this tutorial.

To Set Up Your Email Account in Microsoft Outlook 2007

  1. Start Microsoft Outlook 2007. When the Startup Wizard displays, click Next.

    NOTE: If the Startup Wizard doesn't automatically display, from the Tools menu, select Account Settings, and then click New. In the Add New E-mail Account dialog box, select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, then click Next.

  2. On the Account Configuration screen, select Yes to indicate you want to configure an email account, and then click Next.

  3. On the Auto Account Setup screen, enter the following:
    Your Name
    Enter your first and last name.
    E-mail Address
    Enter your email address.
    Password
    Enter the password you created for your email account.
    Retype Password
    Enter your password again.
  4. At the bottom of the screen, select Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and then click Next.

  5. On the Choose E-mail Service screen, select Internet E-mail, and then click Next.

  6. On the Internet E-mail Settings screen, enter your email account information as follows:
    Your Name
    Enter your first and last name.
    E-mail Address
    Enter your email address.
    Account Type
    Select POP3.
    Incoming mail server
    Type pop.secureserver.net for your incoming mail server.
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
    Type smtpout.secureserver.net for your outgoing mail server.
    User Name
    Enter your email address, again.
    Password
    Enter the password you created for your email account.
  7. Select the Remember Password checkbox, and then click More Settings.

  8. In the Internet E-mail Settings window, go to the Outgoing Server tab. Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

  9. Go to the Advanced tab. Verify that you have 110 for your incoming server (POP3) and 80 for your outgoing server (SMTP), and then click OK.

    NOTE: If you have trouble sending email you can also try 25 or 3535 for your outgoing server (SMTP) port.

  10. Click Test Account Settings. Microsoft will send itself a message to test your incoming and outgoing capabilities. Once this is complete, click Next.

  11. Click Finish.