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Setting up Microsoft Outlook 2003

How to Set Up Outlook 2003 to Send and Receive Email
  • Operating System(s): Windows XP, Windows 2000 w/ SP3 or later
  • Application: Microsoft Outlook Express 2003
Follow the steps below to set up Outlook 2003 to send and receive email.
How to Set Up Outlook 2003 to Send and Receive Email

Configuring your email client: Outlook 2003

  1. Open Outlook 2003.
  2. Click the 'Tools' menu, and select 'E-mail Accounts...'

  3. Select 'Add a new e-mail account,' and click 'Next.'

  4. Choose 'POP3' as your server type by clicking the radio button, and click 'Next.'

  5. Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information:
    User Information
    Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the 'From:' field of outgoing messages.
    Email Address:Enter your full webmail address.

    Server Information
    Incoming mail server (POP3):
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

    Login Information
    User Name: Enter your webmail address
    Password: Enter your webmail password

  6. Click 'More Settings...,' and then click the 'Outgoing Server' tab.
  7. Check the box next to 'My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication,' and select 'Use same settings as my incoming mail server.'

  8. Click the 'Advanced' tab, and Enter '110' in the box next to 'Incoming server (SMTP):.

  9. Enter '587' in the box next to 'Outgoing server (SMTP):.' (Check your firewall settings if necessary to enable that port.)
  10. Optional: If you would like to use both Pop3 and Webmail, check the box for "Leave a copy of messages on server".
  11. Click 'Test Account Settings...' After receiving 'Congratulations! All tests completed successfully,' click 'Close.'
  12. Click 'Next,' and then click 'Finish.'

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