Outlook 2003

Step 1 – Start Outlook.
Step 2 – On the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts.
Step 3 – Under E-mail Accounts, click ‘Add a new e-mail account’, and then click Next.
Step 4 – Click IMAP as the type of account that you are creating, and then click Next.
Step 5 – Fill out the required settings as following:

  • Your Name: Your name exactly as you want it to appear to recipients when they receive email from you
  • Email Address: your full email address – eg jsmith@my-domain.com
  • Account Type: IMAP (recommended)
  • Incoming mail server: mail. – replace with your domain name, so for example mail.my-domain.com
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail. – same as the Incoming mail server
  • Username: your full email address once again
  • Password: your mail box password
    Ensure that ‘Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) remains unchecked. This is important as you may experience difficulty sending email with this enabled.

Step 6 – Click “More Settings…”
Step 7 – Click “Outgoing Server” tab at the top.
Step 8 – Mark the box labelled “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”.
Step 9 – Click “Advanced” tab at the top
Step 10 – In the Outgoing mail (SMTP) box, type 25. *Note, if you have trouble sending e-mail, please try changing this to port 587.
Step 11 – Ensure that both ‘This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) options are unchecked
Step 12 – Click “Ok” to close the window.
Step 13 – Click Next after you have completed entering this configuration information, and then click Finish

 

Outlook 2007

Step 1 – Start Outlook.
Step 2 – On the Tools menu, click Account Settings.
Step 3 – Click New.
Step 4 – Click ‘Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP’, and then click Next.
Step 5 – In the Auto Account Setup dialog box, click to select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box, and then click Next.
Step 6 – Click Internet E-Mail, and then click Next.
Step 7 – Fill out the required settings as following:

  • Your Name: Your name exactly as you want it to appear to recipients when they receive email from you
  • Email Address: your full email address – eg jsmith@my-domain.com
  • Account Type: IMAP (recommended)
  • Incoming mail server: mail. – replace with your domain name, so for example mail.my-domain.com
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail. – same as the Incoming mail server
  • Username: your full email address once again
  • Password: your mail box password
    Ensure that ‘Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) remains unchecked. This is important as you may experience difficulty sending email with this enabled.

Step 8 – Click “More Settings…” in the bottom right of the window
Step 9 – Click “Outgoing Server” tab at the top.
Step 10 – Tick the box labelled “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”
Step 11 – Click “Advanced” tab at the top
Step 12 – In the Outgoing mail (SMTP) box, type 25. *Note, if you have trouble sending e-mail, please try changing this to port 587.
Step 13 – Ensure that ‘This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) is unchecked
Step 14 – The ‘Use the following type of encrypted connection:’ option should be set to None
Step 15 – Click “Ok” to close the window.
Step 16 – Click Next after you have completed entering this configuration information, and then click Finish

 

Outlook 2010

Step 1 – Start Outlook.
Step 2 – On the File menu, click Account Settings.
Step 3 – Click New.
Step 4 – Click E-mail Account
Step 5 – In the Auto Account Setup dialog box, click to select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box, and then click Next.
Step 6 – Click Internet E-Mail, and then click Next.
Step 7 – Fill out the required settings as following:

  • Your Name: Your name exactly as you want it to appear to recipients when they receive email from you
  • Email Address: your full email address – eg jsmith@my-domain.com
  • Account Type: IMAP (recommended)
  • Incoming mail server: mail. – replace with your domain name, so for example mail.my-domain.com
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail. – same as the Incoming mail server
  • Username: your full email address once again
  • Password: your mail box password
    Ensure that ‘Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) remains unchecked. This is important as you may experience difficulty sending email with this enabled.

Step 8 – Click “More Settings…” in the bottom right of the window
Step 9 – Click “Outgoing Server” tab at the top.
Step 10 – Tick the box labelled “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”
Step 11 – Click “Advanced” tab at the top
Step 12 – In the Outgoing mail (SMTP) box, type 25. *Note, if you have trouble sending e-mail, please try changing this to port 587.
Step 13 – Ensure that ‘This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) is unchecked
Step 14 – The ‘Use the following type of encrypted connection:’ option should be set to None
Step 15 – Click “Ok” to close the window.
Step 16 – Click Next after you have completed entering this configuration information, and then click Finish