Outlook 2003 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 2003
1.Launch Outlook 2003
2.Select Tools from the top menu bar and then Email Account



Create new account

On the pop-up screen, select Add a new email account then click Next



Select Server Type

Under Server Type, select POP3 and then click Next



Confirm Email Settings

Enter the relevant details under User, Server and Logon Information. Check that your username is your full email address and, under Server Information, make sure to use the prefix “pop” and “smtp” as appropriate.

Once complete, click More Settings



Outgoing Server Settings

On the pop-up, select the Outgoing Server tab

Ensure that the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox is selected, as well as Use same setting as my incoming mail server



Advanced Settings

Select the Advanced tab
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
Click OK, then Next and Finish.
Click Test Account Settings to check if your details are correct
Your Outlook mail program should now be set up to send and receive mail. 



Test Account Settings

Click Test Account Settings to check if your details are correct
Click Close, then Next and Finish
Your Outlook mail program should now be set up to send and receive mail





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