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How to Setup a POP3 Email in Microsoft Outlook 2007

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Published: Friday, April 24, 2009

This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Outlook® 2007 to work with your POP3 email account. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook using the settings in this tutorial.

  1. Start Microsoft Outlook 2007. When the Startup Wizard displays, click Next.

    NOTE: If the Startup Wizard doesn't automatically display, from the Tools menu, select Account Settings, and then click New. In the Add New E-mail Account dialog box, select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, then click Next.

    Microsoft® Outlook 2007, setup an email account in Outlook 2007

  2. On the Account Configuration page, select Yes to indicate you want to configure an email account, and then click Next.

    Microsoft® Outlook 2007, setup an email account in Outlook 2007

  3. On the Auto Account Setup page, enter the following:
    Your Name
    Enter your first and last name.
    E-mail Address
    Enter your email address.
    Password
    Enter the password you created for your email account.
    Retype Password
    Enter your password again.
  4. At the bottom of the page, select Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and then click Next.

    Microsoft® Outlook 2007, setup an email account in Outlook 2007

  5. On the Choose E-mail Service page, select Internet E-mail, and then click Next.

    Microsoft® Outlook 2007, setup an email account in Outlook 2007

  6. On the Internet E-mail Settings page, enter your email account information as follows:

    Your Name
    Enter your first and last name.
    E-mail Address
    Enter your email address.
    Account Type
    Select POP3.
    Incoming mail server
    Type pop3.infinityarts.com for your incoming mail server.
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
    Type pop3.infinityarts.com for your outgoing mail server.
    User Name
    Enter your email address - i.e. username@example.com.
    Password
    Enter your password.

    Note: Select the Remember Password checkbox, and then click More Settings.

    Microsoft® Outlook 2007, setup an email account in Outlook 2007

  7. In the Internet E-mail Settings window, go to the Outgoing Server tab. Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

    Microsoft® Outlook 2007, setup an email account in Outlook 2007

  8. Click on the Advanced tab. Enter the Server Port Numbers information as follows:

    Incoming server (POP3)
    Enter port number: 995
    The server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)
    Be sure to check this option
    Outgoing server (SMTP)
    Enter port number: 465
    Use the follwing type of encrypted connection:
    Select: SSL from the dopdown list

    Then click the OK button

    Microsoft® Outlook 2007, setup an email account in Outlook 2007

  9. Click Test Account Settings. Microsoft will send itself a message to test your incoming and outgoing capabilities. Once this is complete, click Next.

    Microsoft® Outlook 2007, setup an email account in Outlook 2007

  10. Click Finish.

    Microsoft® Outlook 2007, setup an email account in Outlook 2007

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