Setting Up Your E-mail in Microsoft Outlook

This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Outlook to work with your e-mail account. This tutorial focuses on setting up Microsoft Outlook 2003, but these settings are similar in other versions of Microsoft Outlook. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook by using the settings in this tutorial.

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Outlook

Step 1: In Microsoft Outlook, select “Tools” > “E-mail Accounts”.
Step 1: Setting Up Email in Microsoft Outlook

Step 2: On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select “Add a new e-mail account” and click “Next”.
Step 2: Setting Up E-mail in Microsoft Outlook

Step 3: For your server type, select “POP3” and click Next.
Step 3: Setting Up E-mail in Microsoft Outlook

Step 4: 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.tempesttech.com for your incoming mail server.
  • “Outgoing mail server (SMTP)”: Enter mail.tempesttech.com for your outgoing mail server.

Click “More Settings”.

Step 4: Setting Up E-mail in Microsoft Outlook

Step 5: In the Internet E-mail Settings window, select the “Outgoing Server” tab.

Step 6: Select “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”.

Step 7: If you did not change the SMTP relay section, select “Use same settings as my incoming mail server”. If you changed the user name and password in the SMTP relay section of your Manage Email Accounts page, select “Log on using” and enter the user name and password. The following example assumes you did not change your SMTP relay section in your Manage Email Accounts page.
Step 5: Setting Up E-mail in Microsoft Outlook

Step 8: Select the “Advanced” tab and change the “Outgoing server (SMTP)” port to 9025.

Step 9: Click “OK”.
Step 6: Setting Up E-mail in Microsoft Outlook

Step 10: Click “Next”.
Step 10: Setting Up E-mail in Microsoft Outlook

Step 11: Click “Finish”.
Step 11: Setting Up E-mail in Microsoft Outlook

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