How do I configure Outlook and Outlook Express for my E-Mail Accounts?

This article explain how to setup email account on following email clients:

 

  • Outlooks 2010
  • Outlook 2007
  • Outlook
  • Outlook Express

 

How to set up Outlook 2010

To manually set up your email account, just follow the instructions below.

1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2010. Click File, and then click Add Account.

At the bottom, select Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and click Next.

2. Select Internet E-mail, and click Next.

3. Enter Your Name and full E-mail Address.

4. If you want to configure on IMAP, select IMAP for your Account Type. If you're not sure, select POP3. Use these settings for your incoming and outgoing servers, depending on the type of email you have:

POP3

Incoming mail server: mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing mail server (SMTP):  mail.yourdomain.com

IMAP

Incoming mail server: mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing mail server (SMTP):  mail.yourdomain.com

5. Enter your User Name (your full email address) and Password, and select Remember password.

6. Click More Settings.

7. Click the Outgoing Server tab. Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

8. Click Next. Outlook 2010 will test your settings. When it’s done, click Close.

9. Click Finish.

 


How to set up Outlook 2007

1. In Outlook 2007, from the Tools menu, select Account Settings.

2. On the E-mail tab, click New.

3. Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and click Next.


4. Check Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.

5. Select Internet E-mail and click Next.

6. Enter the requested information:

  1. Your Name: your name
  2. Email Address: the email address the messages will be sent from
  3. Account Type: POP3
  4. Incoming Mail server: mail.domainname.xyz
  5. Outgoing Mail server: mail.domainname.xyz
  6. User Name: the full email address
  7. Password: the password for the email address

7. Click More Settings.

8. On the Outgoing Server tab, check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

9. Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server and click OK.

10. Click Test Account Settings to verify everything is configured correctly.

11. Click Next and then click Finish.

 


How to set up Outlook

1. In Outlook, from the Tools menu, select Email Accounts.

2. Select Add a new email account and then click Next.

3. Select POP3 and then click Next.

4. Enter your email information:

  • Your Name: your name
  • Email Address: the email address the messages will be sent from
  • Incoming Mail server (POP3): mail.domainname.xyz
  • Outgoing Mail server (SMTP): mail.domainname.xyz
  • User Name: the email address used to log into the webmail interface
  • Password: the password for the email address

5. Click on More Settings and select the Outgoing Server Tab.

6. Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

7. Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

8. Click Ok. Click Next. Click Finish.

 


How to set up Outlook Express

1. In Outlook Express, from the Tools menu, select Accounts...

2. A box will appear. Click Add and select Mail.

3. Enter your name as you want it to appear on your emails and click Next.

4. Put in your email address, which consists of a user you set up in webmail and @yourdomain.xyz, and then click Next.

5. Set the server type as POP3.

6. For incoming and outgoing mail servers, enter mail.yourdomain.xyz (where yourdomain.xyz is your domain name and extension such as .com).

7. Click on Next.

8. Enter your email address for the Account Name. Enter the password you set for this account.
Note: Do NOT check the box "Log on using Secure Password Authentication".

9. Click Next and then click Finish. After you click Finish, you should see the following window. If not, go to the Tools menu, and click on Accounts. After clicking Accounts the window will appear. In this window, click on your domain until it is highlighted, then click on Properties.

10. When the next screen appears, click on the Servers tab. Under Outgoing Mail Server, check the box next to My server requires authentication. Click Okay. Note: You MUST do this step so you can send mail from your domain.

11. Now, you're ready to send and receive mail. To set up multiple accounts, follow these steps again.

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