How to set up email with Outlook 2007

Configuring your email client: Outlook 2007

  1. Open Outlook 2007.
  2. Click the Tools menu, and select Account Settings. 

     

  3. Click on the Email tab and click on the New... button. 

     

  4. Next select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP and click Next. 

     

  5. On the Auto Account Setup window check the Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next

    NOTE:

    (mt) Media Temple does not support this feature on our mail servers, so you should not use the Auto Account Setup feature.

  6. Select Internet E-mail option and click Next. 

     

  7. Fill in the following fields: 
    • Enter Your Name as you want it to appear.
    • Enter your full email address username@mt-example.com in the Email address: field.
    • Select POP3 or IMAP.
    • Enter mail.mt-example.com in the Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP) server: field.
    • Enter mail.mt-example.com in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: field.
    • Enter your username username@mt-example.com in the Account name: field.
    • Enter your email password in the Password: field.
     

  8. Perform the following steps: 
    • Click on More Settings...
    • Click on the Outgoing Server tab.
    • Check My outgoing server (SMTP) Requires Authentication
    • Make sure Use same setting as my incoming mail server is also checked.
    • Click on the Advanced tab.
    • Make sure the Incoming Server (POP3) set to 110, Outgoing Server (SMTP) set to 587, This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) set to Unchecked, and Use the following type of encypted connection set to None.
    • Click on OK.
     

  9. Click the Test Account Settings button and you should see all items with green check marks... Click the Close Button to close the test window. 
    Click OK to save your settings. 

     

  10. Congratulations. You have finished the setup of your email account. Click Finish to close the setup wizard.

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