How can I setup my email in Outlook?

CONFIGURE OUTLOOK 2010

1. Open Outlook 2010.

2. Click File, then Add Account.


Click the "+Add Account" button to begin.

Enter your full email address and password. Outlook should automatically configure your account for you. If not, proceed to the next section.

Manually configure Outlook 2010

1. Open Outlook 2010.

2. Click File, then Add Account.

Click the "+Add Account" button to begin.

3. Next, select Manually configure server settings or additional server types, then click Next.

4. In this screen, choose Internet E-mail, then click Next.

Figure 3: Be sure to select "Internet E-mail" then click the "Next" button.

5. This window is where you enter your email information.

Enter Your Name as you want it to appear.Enter your full email address username@example.co.za in the Email address: field.
Select POP3
Enter mail.example.com in the Incoming mail (POP3) server: field.
Enter mail.example.com in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: field. To avoid common authentication issues with Outlook, we strongly advise using SSL - NONE and port 587 for SMTP connections.
Enter your full email address, username@example.com, in the User Name field.
Enter your email password in the Password: field.
6. Perform the following steps:
Click on More Settings. This will open a new window.
Click on the Outgoing Server tab.  Check My outgoing server (SMTP) Requires Authentication. Make sure Use same setting as my incoming mail server is checked. Click on OK.

7. Click the Test Account Settings button and you should see all items with green check marks... Click the Close Button to close the test window. 

Click OK to save your settings.

Congratulations. You have finished the setup of your email account. Click Finish to close the setup wizard.

CONFIGURE OUTLOOK 2007

Open Outlook 2007.
Click the Tools menu, and select Account Settings.
Click on the Email tab and click on the New... button.
Next select POP3and click Next.
Enter your full email address and password. Outlook should automatically configure your account for you. If not, proceed to the next section.

Manually configure Outlook 2007

Select Internet E-mail option and click Next.
Fill in the following fields:
Enter Your Name as you want it to appear.
Enter your full email address username@example.co.za in the Email address: field.
Select POP
Enter mail.example.com in the "Incoming mail (POP3) server:" field.
Enter mail.example.com in the "Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:" field.
Enter your username username@domain.co.za in the "Account name:" field.
Enter your email password in the Password: field.
Perform the following steps:
Click on More Settings...
Click on the Outgoing Server tab.
Check My outgoing server (SMTP) Requires Authentication.
Make sure Use same setting as my incoming mail server is also checked.
Click on OK.
Click the Test Account Settings button and you should see all items with green check marks... Click the Close Button to close the test window. Click OK to save your settings.

Congratulations. You have finished the setup of your email account. Click Finish to close the setup wizard.

CONFIGURE OUTLOOK 2003

Open Outlook 2003.
Click the Tools menu and select E-mail Accounts....
Click Add a new e-mail account and then click Next.
Select POP3 and click Next.

Fill in the following fields:
Enter Your Name as you want it to appear.
Enter your full email address username@domain.co.za  in the "Email address:" field.
Enter your username username@domain.co.za  in the "Account Name:" field.
Enter your email password in the Password field.
Enter mail.example.com in the "Incoming mail (POP3) server:" field.
Enter mail.example.com in the "Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:" field.
Perform the following steps:
Click on More Settings...
Click on the Outgoing Server tab.
Check My outgoing server (SMTP) Requires Authentication.
Make sure Use same settings as my incoming mail server is also checked.
Click on OK.
Click the Test Account Settings button and you should see all items with green check marks. Click Close to close the test window.
Click Next to save your settings.

Congratulations. You have finished the setup of your email account. Click Finish to close the Setup Wizard.

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