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Setting up Email Account with Outlook 2003/2007

Email settings for an Email Client (Outlook, Eudora, MAC mail, BT Yahoo Mail, etc.):

Incoming mail server: mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing mail server: mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing mail server does require authentication.

Incoming mail port: 110 for POP3, 143 for IMAP
Outgoing mail port: 25 (If 25 does not work, try 26, as some ISPs block port 25)

Username is the same one as you use for webmail (the full email address).
(If entering "username@yourdomainname" does not work, try "username+yourdomainname")

** No SSL boxes should be checked **

Note: If you want a secure connection using SSL, please refer to the related article.


Before starting:

  1. Make sure your domain name loads. If it doesn't load your your email account wont work.
  2. Make sure you have setup your email accounts at yourdomain.com/cpanel .


You are now ready to begin setting up your email accounts.

  1. Open Outlook 2003
  2. Select Tools > E-mail Accounts.
    Outlook Express Tutorial 1

  3. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select "Add a new e-mail account" and click Next.
    Outlook Express Tutorial 2

  4. For your server type, select "POP3" and click Next.
    Outlook Express Tutorial 3

  5. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter your information as follows:
    Your Name
    Enter your first and last name.

    E-mail Address
    Enter your e-mail address.

    User Name
    Enter your e-mail address, again

    Password
    Enter the password you set up for your e-mail account.

    Incoming Mail Server (POP3)
    Enter mail.yoursite.com for your incoming mail server.

    Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
    Enter mail.yoursite.com for your incoming mail server.
    Outlook Express Tutorial 4

  6. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, select the "Outgoing Server" tab.
  7. Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."
    Outlook Express Tutorial 5

  8. Select the "Advanced" tab and change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 25 or 26.
    Outlook Express Tutorial 6

  9. Click Next.

  10. Click Finish.
    Outlook Express Tutorial 7
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