This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2003® 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.
  2. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.
  3. For your server type, select POP3, and then click Next.

  5. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter your information as follows:
  6. Your Name
    Your first and last name.
    E-mail Address
    Your email address.
    User Name
    Your email address, again. e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Your email account password.
    Incoming mail server (POP3) (i.e. mail.YOURDOMAIN) or
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP) (i.e. mail.YOURDOMAIN) or

    Click More Settings.


     NOTE: the text in the screenshot above is an example and NOT the settings you need! - use the settings in the instructions above the screenshot.

  7. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, go to the Outgoing Server tab.
  8. Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  9. Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server
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  11. Go to the Advanced tab, and then change the 'Incoming server (POP3):' port to 995 and 'Outgoing server (SMTP):' port to 587.
  12. Click OK.

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  14. Click Next.
  15. Click Finish.