Setting up Microsoft Outlook 2007



Here is a step by step guide to Microsoft Outlook 2007 setup. These are the details you need before you can setup the email client:

  • POP3 or receiving server: (where is your domain name)
  • SMTP or sending server:
  • Email address: [email protected]
  • Username: [email protected]
  • Password: password you have chosen when that account was created.

To setup a new account you need to click on Tools -> Account Settings.

Image:Email - MS Outlook 2007 step1.jpg

You then need to click New to add a new email account.

Image:Email - MS Outlook 2007 step2.jpg

You then need to select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and click Next. Please note that our severs are POP3 servers and that you can not use any other protocol in the list.

Image:Email - MS Outlook 2007 step3.jpg

Here you need to click Manually configure server settings or additional server settings in the bottom left corner and click Next.

Image:Email - MS Outlook 2007 step4.jpg

In the next step you need to fill in the account information.

Here are the things you need to fill in this screen with:

  • Your Name: you need to enter you name here. This is the name that will be displayed on the receiving end.
  • Email address: This is the email address you have your POP enabled for. It is same as your Admin username.
  • Username: This is your Admin username and it is same as your email address.
  • Password: This is the password you have chosen when you first created this account.
  • Incoming mail server (POP3): This will always be where is the doamin name of your business which you have added to the site in Admin -> Manage Domain Name and for which you have enabled POP.
  • SMTP or sending server: Your ISPs sending (SMTP) server. You need to get this information from your Internet Service Provider. Alternatively you can use (where is your domain name) but often the communication to third party SMTP servers will be blocked by your ISP in order to cut the amount of SPAM going out of their network.

Image:Email - MS Outlook 2007 step5new.jpg

In the next step click More Settings and make sure that you have the correct settings in this section. In General tab you need set your name and a reply email address. This is usually the same as your email address.

Image:Email - MS Outlook 2007 step6.jpg

Under Outgoing Server tab you need to tick "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" if you are using our server for sending. If you are using your ISP's SMTP server probably will not need this option.

Image:Email - MS Outlook 2007 step7.jpg

Finally, under Advanced tab you need to make sure that the port numbers are 110 and 25 and that nothing is ticked. You then need to click OK and Finish.

Image:Email - MS Outlook 2007 step8.jpg

Now, when you click on Send/Receive you should be able to send and receive mail.

*** For step-by-step video instructions, click here!

  • 6 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

Setting up POP & IMAP Email Accounts

Configuring your email client Go to your favorite email program such as Outlook and create a...

Setting up Microsoft Outlook 2003

Here is a step by step guide to Microsoft Outlook 2003 setup. These are the details you need...

Setting up Outlook Express 6

Here is a step by step guide to Outlook Express 6 setup. These are the details you need before...

Setting up Mail v3.2 for Mac.

Here is a step by step guide to Mail version 3.2 for Mac setup. To setup a new account you need...

I can receive email but cannot send.

I can recieve email but cannot send. If you can receive POP email but not send it, then it may...