Outlook 2000 Email Setup

This easy to follow guide provide step-by-step instructions on how to setup or troubleshoot your email program, with personalised screenshots providing visual examples to follow.

Your customised mail settings are as follows: 

Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Incoming (POP) server: pop.your-domain.com
Outgoing (SMTP) server: smtp.your-domain.com
Account / User Name: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SMTP Authentication: On (same Username as POP)
SMTP Port: 587

Note: If SMTP Authentication is not catered for by your email program, you must rather use your ISP's SMTP server.

Setting up a new account for Outlook 2000 

Add a new email account 
1. Launch Microsoft Outlook 2000 
2. Select Tools from the top menu bar and then Accounts 

 

New account 

3. Click Add, and then click Mail to open the Internet Connection Wizard. 

Enter your name 

4. Enter your Name (which will appear in the "From" field in your emails), then click Next 

Enter your email address 

5. Enter your Email address, then click Next 

Server settings 

6. Enter the name of the Incoming mail server i.e. pop.your-domain.com 

7. Enter the name of the Outgoing mailer server i.e. smtp.your-domain.com 

8. Click Next 

Internet Mail Logon 

9. Enter your Account name (your full email address e.g. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and the password specified when mailbox was created in konsoleH, then click Next 

Select your Internet connection 

10. Select the appropriate Internet connection for your system, then click Next 

Setup complete 

11. Follow the relevant instructions for your connection (if any), click Next and then click Finish 

Check your account 

12. Outlook will now build the Outlook Toolbar, and then open up your Inbox. Go to the Tools menu, click Accounts. 

Select the relevant account 

13. Click on the Mail tab at the top. You should see your new account listed here. Select it and click Properties. 

Outgoing Server Settings 

14. Click on the Servers tab at the top. 

15. Ensure that the My server requires authentication checkbox (underneath Outgoing Mail Server) is ticked. 

16. Click on the Settings button to the right. 

Outgoing Mail Server 

17. Ensure that Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected, then click OK 

18. Click on the Advanced tab 

Advanced Settings 

19. Ensure that your settings look like the settings shown in this screenshot. In particular, check that:
*The Incoming server (POP) port is set to the default (110)
*The Outgoing server (SMTP) port is set to 587 

20. Click OK, then Next and Finish.
You should now be set up to send and receive email.