Microsoft Outlook

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

  1. In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > E-mail Accounts.
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  2. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select “Add a new e-mail account” and click Next.Turn on view images
  3. For your server type, select “POP3” and click Next.
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  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)

Your incoming server is, where “” is the name of your domain.

Outgoing mail server (SMTP)

Your outgoing server is, where “” is the name of your domain.

Click “More Settings.”

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  1. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, select the “Outgoing Server” tab.
  2. Select “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.”
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  3. Manage Email Accounts page.
  4. Select the “Advanced” tab and change the “Outgoing server (SMTP)” port to 26 Click OK.
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  5. Click Next.
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  6. Click Finish.
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