Setup New Email Account - Outlook 2007

by tciil — last modified Jun 11, 2015 03:13 PM
  1. The purpose of this page is to describe how to set up a new email account to work with OlympusNet email servers.
  2. Open Outlook 2007 by double-clicking its desktop icon or by selecting it from the Start Menu, All Programs, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office Outlook 2007.
    • If you have not started Outlook 2007 before:
      Outlook 2007 Startup wizard will open automatically, click Next. Select the second option Do not Upgrade and Click Next. Click Yes when asked if you want to set up an e-mail account. Go to step #2, below.
    • If you have started Outlook 2007 before:
      Click the Tools menu at the top of Outlook 2007, then select Account Settings. Click the icon labeled New on the E-mail Tab. Verify that Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP is selected and click Next.
  3. On the Auto Account Setup dialog box, check Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.
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  4. In the Choose E-mail Service dialog box, click the radio button Internet E-Mail and click Next.
  5. Carefully follow the text below for the appropriate settings for your account and enter the details  into the fields marked by red rectangles in the screenshot following the text.
    a. For olympus.net email (janedoe@olympus.net):
    • Enter mail.userservices.net in both fields: Incoming Mail Server, and Outgoing Mail Server in the Server Information section
    b. For email in your own domain (sally@example.com):
    • Enter mailc11.megamailservers.com in both fields: Incoming Mail Server, and Outgoing Mail Serve
    c. For both account types
    • For Your Name enter your name (e.g., Jane Doe)
    • For E-mail Address enter your OlympusNet or your domain email address (e.g., janedoe@olympus.net or sally@example.com)
    • Account Type select POP3. Advanced users may use IMAP.
    • Under Logon Information: User Name MUST be your full email address
    • Enter the password for the email address
    • The Remember Password check box should be checked
    • Click on the More Settings button
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  6. Click on the Outgoing Server tab. Check the check box My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Check Use same settings as my incoming server. Click OK. Then click Next on the main settings dialog box, then click Finish.
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To update your email settings in an already-established account, for example, to retype the email password in the settings after a password change, see Modify Email Settings in Existing Account - Outlook 2007