Setting Up Your Email Address in Outlook

This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2003® and later 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

  1. 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.


  2. For your server type, select POP3 or IMAP, and then click Next.


  3. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3/IMAP) window, enter your information as follows:
    1. Your Name
      Your first and last name.
    2. E-mail Address
      Your email address.
    3. User Name
      Your email address, again.
    4. Password
      Your email account password.
    5. Incoming mail server (POP/IMAP)
    6. Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
  4. Click More Settings.


  5. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, go to the Outgoing Server tab.
  6. Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  7. If you did not change the SMTP relay section, select Use same settings as my incoming mail server. If you changed the user name and password in the SMTP relay section of your Manage Email Accounts page, select Log on using and enter the user name and password. The following example assumes you did not change your SMTP relay section in your Manage Email Accounts page.


  8. Go to the Advanced tab, and then change the Outgoing server (SMTP) port to 80.
  9. Click OK


  10. Click Next


  11. Click Finish