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How do I set up my email accounts in Outlook 2007?
Posted by Sebastian Schmitz on 01 July 2011 03:41 PM

Follow the steps below to configure Outlook 2007 for Windows to send and receive email.

1. Open Outlook. Form the menu "Tools" select "Account Settings...".

Outlook 2007 Account Settings

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

Outlook 2007 New Account

Select "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" and click Next >.

Outlook 2007 Manual Configuration

Select "Internet E-mail" and click "Next >".

Outlook 2007 Internet email

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:
Enter the email address you are currently setting up.

Account Type:

Incoming mail server:

Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

User Name:
Enter the full email address you are currently setting up.

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..."

Outlook 2007 Account Settings

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 server".

Outlook 2007 Outgoing Server Settings

Click on the "Advanced" tab.

Under "Incoming Server (POP3)", the port number should be set to 995.
Select "This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)"

Under "Outgoing Server (SMTP)", the port number should be set to 465.
Under "Use the following type of encrypted connection" choose SSL 

Outlook 2007 Advanced Settings

Click "OK"

Click "Next". Click "Finish".

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