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An email client like Outlook needs to be configured to our server so it can access and download/send email. If you're not familiar with setting up a new Outlook account, please follow the steps below.This is for Outlook 2007. If you have an older version, the steps may be a little different.

  1. Open outlook and go to "Tool" across the top.
  2. Select "Account Settings."
  3. Click "New" to create a new account.


  4. You will be selecting POP3 account.


  5. Just skip the Auto Account Setup and click the "Manually configure server settings" at the bottom of the screen.


  6. Choose E-mail Service.


  7. The next you'll need to input your information. IMPORTANT: use your domain for incoming and outgoing mail server. The setting for both will be mail.whateverYourDomainIs.com. Also be sure to use the full email address for User Name as shown below.


  8. Click More Settings in the lower right-hand corner.
  9. Click the "Outgoing Server" tab across the top and check "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" check box.


  10. Next, click the "Advanced" tab. Change the Outgoing server (SMTP): from default 25 to 26.


  11. Click OK. Now test your account settings.


  12. A window will pop up and test your settings. If everything is correct you will see a successful message with two green check marks.

  13. If both check marks are green. Click the Next button at the bottom. If one or both fail, carefully check your settings and try again.
  14. Once you click Next on a successful test, you'll see a Finish Screen. You've just set up a successful email account in Outlook.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 May 2010 16:02
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