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Outlook 2003 - E-mail Client for Microsoft Windows 

Links for Outlook 2003:   Newsgroups | Profiles |

Links for mail:  Edit accounts | Folders | Message Rules | Options | Headers | Anti-Spam |

Outlook 2003 links on this page:  SMTP Authentication | Auto-Connect |

 

Key Settings:

Key Settings Cookies

Incoming Mail Server = Follows this format: mail.ispname.com (or .net) with your ISP's name substituted for "ispname.com (or .net)".

Outgoing Mail Server = Follows this format: mail.ispname.com (or .net) with your ISP's name substituted for "ispname.com (or .net)".

SMTP Authentication (e-mail username) is required to send e-mail.

 

Creating a new e-mail account in Outlook 2003:

This tutorial covers how to create a new e-mail account in Outlook.  Just follow the steps below:

On the Toolbar, click Tools and select E-mail Accounts from the menu.

 

The E-mail Accounts window opens.

Select Add a new e-mail account.

Click Next to continue.

 

Select POP3 from the list of options.

Click Next to continue.

 

E-mail Settings Screen:

User Information:

Your Name  =  Enter your name.
E-mail Address  =  Enter your e-mail address.

Server Information:

Incoming mail server (POP3)  =  Incoming Server The Incoming (POP3) mail server usually follows this format:  mail.ispname.com (or .net).  Replace the "ispname.com (or .net)" with your ISP's name.

Outgoing mail server (SMTP)  =  Outgoing Server The Outgoing (SMTP) mail server usually follows this format: mail.ispname.com (or .net).  Replace the "ispname.com (or .net)" with your ISP's name.

Logon Information:

User Name  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).
Password  =  Enter the password to the e-mail account.
Important:  Passwords are case-sensitive.  Ensure your Caps Lock is disabled.
Check the box Remember password.

Click the More Settings button.

 

General tab:

Mail Account  =  Give the mail account a name.  If you plan on making more than one e-mail account, be distinctive.

Select the Outgoing Server tab.

 

Enabling SMTP authentication:

Outgoing Server tab:

SMTP authentication is required to send e-mail.  Without this enabled, you cannot send e-mail.  You'll probably see  error '550'.  SMTP authentication helps deter would-be spammers from spamming you.  It is as simple as entering a username and a password.

Check the box My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

Do any one of the following:

Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server, or
Select Log on using, and enter

User Name  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).
Password  =  Enter the password of the e-mail account.
Important:  Passwords are case-sensitive.  Ensure the Caps Lock is disabled.

Check the box Remember password, or

Select the Connection tab.

 

Enabling Outlook XP to connect to the Internet:

Connection tab:

If enabled, when you launch Outlook XP, it can connect to the Internet using your dial-up connection.  To enable this feature, do the following:

Select Connect using my phone line.
Use the following Dial-Up Networking connection  =  from the drop-down menu, select the Internet connection you'd like Outlook to use to connect to the Internet.

Select the Advanced tab.

 

The Advanced tab:

The advanced tab contains information on the port numbers of the incoming and outgoing server ports.

You can also choose to leave a copy of the messages on the server.

 

We return to the E-mail Accounts window.

Click Next to continue.

 

You're done.

Click Finish to complete the wizard.

 

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