Using Microsoft Outlook to send and receive email
You need to configure the Microsoft Outlook email client
in order to read your email messages using Microsoft Outlook.
When you configure the email client, you must specify the
SMTP and POP/IMAP server configuration to authenticate the connection.
This section provides instructions on accessing and manually
setting up your mailbox using Microsoft Outlook and the SMTP server configuration
required to authenticate the connection.
This section assumes that you have Microsoft Outlook installed on your
computer and that your network properties are configured correctly.
To read your email messages using Microsoft Outlook, you
will need to configure several Microsoft Outlook email service options.
To set Microsoft Outlook options:
Start Microsoft Outlook
by right-clicking on the Microsoft Outlook
icon on your desktop.
from the menu.
Click the Add
In the Use the following
information services area, select the Internet
Email checkbox and click Next.
up Mail Account. The Mail Account Properties window opens.
In the Mail
Account field, enter the name by which you would like to refer
to your mail server, for example, Ensim Mail Server.
In the User Information
area, fill in the following information.
Enter your first and last name.
Enter the name of your organization.
Address. Enter your email address, for example, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click the Servers
In the Server Information
the following information.
mail (POP3). Enter the domain name or IP address of the mail server
designated as the POP3 server.
mail (SMTP). Enter the domain name or IP address of the mail server
designated as the SMTP server.
In the Incoming Mail
Server area, enter the following information.
Name. Enter the user account name at which you will receive your
Enter <email@example.com> as the account name for both IP-based
and name-based sites.
Enter your mailbox password.
In the Outgoing Mail
Server area, select the My server requires
authentication check box.
The Outgoing Mail Server window opens.
In the Logon Information
area, if not already selected, select the Use
same settings as my incoming mail server option and click OK.
again to return to the Microsoft Outlook Setup Wizard and click Next.
again, then click Finish.
Your mailbox displays.
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Published April 16, 2004