Setting up Outlook 2003 with POP3
Setting Up Your POP or IMAP Email Address in Microsoft Outlook
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.
To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Outlook
- 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 and then click Next.
- On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3/IMAP) window, enter your information as follows:
- Your Name
- Your first and last name.
- E-mail Address
- Your email address.
- User Name
- Your email address, again.
- Your email account password.
- Incoming mail server (POP3)
- POP, pop.yourdomainname.yourdomainextension. If your domain name is bluelightit.com this will be pop.bluelightit.com
- Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
- The SMTP server details provided by your Internet Access Provider
Click More Settings.
NOTE: "smtpout.secureserver.net" is an SMTP relay server. In order to use this server to send e-mails, you must first activate SMTP relay on your e-mail account. Log on to your Manage Email Accounts page to set up SMTP relay. If you do not have SMTP relay set up and your Internet Service Provider (ISP) allows it, you can use the outgoing mail server for your Internet Service Provider. Contact your Internet Service Provider to get this setting.
- If your Internet access provider does NOT requires SMTP authentication jump to step 9
- On the Internet E-mail Settings window, go to the Outgoing Server tab.
- Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
- Select Log on using and enter the user name and password provided by your Internet Access provider. The following example assumes you did not change your SMTP relay section in your Manage Email Accounts page.
- Click OK.
- Click Next.
- Click Finish.
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