Our Blog
Search our Blog

How To Setup Your Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 w/ Autodiscover Account Setup

Share this Article:

Category: How To Tutorials  |  Permalink

Published: Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Use the following steps below to setup your Infinity Arts hosted, Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007.

Note: your domain name must be configured with Autodiscover SRV, DNS Records for Outlook 2007 Auto Account Setup to work. If you purchased your domain from Infinity Arts or if Infinity Arts is managing DNS services for your domain name, your DNS records are likely to be configured correctly. If you are unable to successfully setup your hosted Microsoft Exchange email account using the steps below please visit: How To Manually Configure Your MS Exchange Email Account

  1. Make sure that Outlook is NOT currently running; if it is running: Click on File and then Exit

    Setting up Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 Step 1

  2. Click on the Windows Start Button located in the bottom left corner of your desktop, on the "Start Menu" click on Control Panel
  3. Once the "Control Panel" is open locate and click on Mail

    Note: if you are running a 64 bit version of Windows Vista or Windows 7, additional steps may need to be taken to locate the Mail account manager - please visit: Manage Your Outlook Account Profiles on a 64 Bit Version of Windows

    Setting up Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 Step 3

  4. Click on Email Accounts

    Setting up Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 Step 4

  5. In the "Account Settings" window, click on New

    Setting up Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 Step 5

    Note: if you already have an MS Exchange Account setup in your Outlook you will need to setup your email in POP3 format. Please contact us and/or visit: www.infinityarts.com/Setting_Up_Email_in_Outlook_2007/blogpost9410 for more details.
  6. Make sure that Microsoft Exchange is selected, then click Next

    Setting up Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 Step 6

  7. At the Auto Account Setup screen, enter:
    • Your Name
    • Email Address: enter your login/user name (you must enter your Login Email Address - FirstName.LastName@YourDomain.com)
    • Password

    Setting up Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 Step 7

  8. Then click Next, Outlook will now attempt to connect to Infinity Arts mail servers. This step may take several minutes to connect and configure your email account.

    Setting up Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 Step 8

  9. You will be prompted for your Login credentials, in the "Login" window, enter your Login Email Address and Password then click OK to continue

    Note: the user name MUST be entered as your login email address: fistname.lastname@mydomain.com

    Setting up Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 Step 9

    Note: it may take a few minutes or more to see the Login Screen above. If this screen does not appear for you at all, please exit the account steup and try the steps 1-8 again. If you still are unable to see the Login Screen above, please visit: How To Manually Configure Your MS Exchange Email Account
  10. Congratulations, your Microsoft Exchange Account has been setup

    Setting up Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 Step 10

  11. Setting MS Exchange as Your Default Account
    If you have multiple email accounts setup in Outlook we "HIGHLY" recommend that you set your new MS Exchange Account as the default account. Simply select your Exchange Account, click on Set as Default, then click the Close button.

    Microsoft Exchange Server accounts are designed to work best when they are configured as the default delivery location for e-mail messages and calendar information. To provide the best experience, your Exchange Server account has been configured as the default data file for e-mail messages and calendar information.

    Setting up Microsoft Exchange Email Account in Outlook 2007 Step 11

  12. Finally, launch Outlook and you should now be able to access your email. If you have any challenges please repeat the above steps, if you are still unable to access your Email please contact us for further assistance.

Other Recent Articles