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. Previous versions of Outlook can also be setup using this tutorial because many of the settings are similar.

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Outlook 2003

1. In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > E-mail Accounts.

Email Accounts

2. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select “Add a new e-mail account” and click Next.

Add Email Account

3. For your server type, select “POP3″ and click Next.

Select Server Type

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.

Enter the password you set up for your e-mail account.

Incoming mail server (POP3)
Enter for your incoming mail server.

Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
Enter for your outgoing mail server.

Click “More Settings.”

Email Settings

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

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

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.

Outgoing Mail Server Settings

8. Select the “Advanced” tab and change the “Outgoing server (SMTP)” port to 80 or 3535.

9. Click OK.

Advanced Settings

10. Click Next

Email Settings

11. Click Finish


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Last Updated August 22, 2017