Set up Email in Outlook 2007

February 23, 2009 / Updated: February 23, 2009 / Lena Shore

How to Set Up Outlook 2007 for Windows to Send and Receive Email

  • Operating System(s): Windows XP
  • Application: Microsoft Outlook
  • Application Version(s): 2007
  1. Open Outlook. Select Account Settings… from the Tools menu.account_settings

  2. On the E-mail tab, click New.email_new
  3. Select “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” and click Next >
    manually
  4. Select Internet E-mail and click Next >.internet_email
  5. Enter the following information for E-mail Accounts.
    • Your Name: Enter the name you wish recipients to see when they receive your message.
    • Email Address:This is the address that your contacts’ email program will reply to your messages. This is also the address
      that will get recorded in your contacts’ address book if they add you as a contact.
    • Account Type: POP3
    • Incoming mail server: Enter pop.yourdomainname.com (replace “yourdomainname.com” with your actual domain name i.e “lenashore.com”.
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): Enter smtp.yourdomainname.com (replace “yourdomainname.com” with your actual domain name i.e “lenashore.com”.
    • User Name: This is usually part of your email address that is before the @ symbol (i.e. “lena” from “[email protected]”). Or you can check with your ISP for your username.
    • Password: If you wish for Outlook to save your password, check the box labeled Remember Password and enter your password in the text field.
    • Click More Settings…
  6. email_settings

  7. Click on the Outgoing Server tab, and check the box labeled My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Then choose to Use same settings as my incoming mail serveroutgoing_server
  8. Click on the Advanced tab.
    • Under Incoming Server (POP3), the port number should be set to 110.
    • Under Outgoing Server (SMTP), the port number should be set to 587.

    advanced_settings

  9. Click OK
  10. Click Next. Click Finish.

Lena Shore

Lena is a full-time freelancer and nerd that specializes in web development, graphic design, and illustration. She enjoys building things, learning new things, pursuing creative endeavors, and giving free advice.

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