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How do I configure my mail account in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007?




This article will walk you through the process of configuring your mail account in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.

  1. In Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, click on ‘Tools > Account Settings’.

  2. On the ‘E-mail’ tab, click the ‘New...’ button.

  3. Select ‘Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP’ and click the ‘Next’ button.

  4. Check the ‘Manually configure server settings or additional server types’ box near the bottom and click the ‘Next’ button.

  5. Select ‘Internet E-mail’ and click the ‘Next’ button.

  6. In the ‘Your Name’ field, enter your name as you would like it displayed to others e.g. ‘John Smith’.

  7. In the ‘E-mail Address’ field, Enter the email address that you want to setup in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.

  8. Select ‘POP3’ from the ‘Account Type’ drop-down menu.

  9. In the ‘Incoming mail server field’, enter ‘mail.yourdomainname’ e.g. ‘mail.magdesign.co.uk’.

  10. Enter the same for the ‘Outgoing mail server (SMTP)’ field.

  11. Under ‘Logon Information’, enter the email address you are configuring in the ‘User Name’ field and the password for this email address in the ‘Password’ field.

  12. Check the ‘Remember Password’ box and click the ‘More Settings...’ button.

  13. Click on the ‘Outgoing Server’ tab and check the ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’ box.

  14. Select ‘Use the same settings as my incoming mail server’ and click the ‘OK’ button.

You should have now configured your email address in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.



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