How to configure Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007

Click on Tools as shown below then click on Email Accounts...

Outlook 2003 setup 1

If you are updating an existing email account already in outlook, click View or change existing e-mail accounts.   Or if you are adding a new account to outlook, click on Add a new e-mail account.
Then click Next >

Outlook 2003 Settings 2

Click to highlight the email account you are trying to change and click Change...   Or if adding a new account click Add...

Outlook 2003 Setup 3

  • Enter your Name
  • Enter your E-mail Address
  • Enter your User Name.   Your User Name is your COMPLETE E-mail address.  Check this carefully as Microsoft will change this to be just the first part of your email address which is incorrect.
  • Enter your password.   ( note, if updating an existing account and your password is displaying as *******  then leave the password alone unless you are absolutely sure you have the correct password. )
  • Enter the Incoming mail server and Outgoing mail server as
  • Click on More Settings...

Outlook 2003 Setup 4

  • Click on the Outgoing Server tab and be sure the box is checked that says My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  • Then click on the Advanced tab.
Outlook 2003 setup 5

  • Click both checkboxes that say This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)
  • Set the Incoming server (IMAP) to 993 as shown below
  • Set the Outgoing server (SMTP) to 465 as shown below
  • Click OK

Outlook 2003 setup 6

That completes the settings changes, click on Finish and you are ready to send and receive email.

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