Configuring email account in Outlook 2007?

To set up Outlook 2007 for IMAP, perform the following steps (click here for POP e-mail instructions):

  1. In Outlook, select Tools / Account Settings.
  2. On the Email tab, click the New button.
  3. If prompted, ensure that the Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP option button is selected, and click the Next button.
  4. Select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box.
  5. Click the Next button.
  6. Ensure that the Internet E-mail radio button is selected, and click the Next button.
  7. Enter the following information:
    • Your Name—Enter your first and last name. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send.
    • E-mail Address—Enter your entire email address (e.g., [email protected]).
    • Account Type—Select IMAP from the drop-down menu.
    • Incoming mail server—Enter the secure server name: secure.emailsrvr.com
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)—Enter the secure server name: secure.emailsrvr.com
    • User Name—Enter your entire email address (e.g., [email protected]).
    • Password—Enter the password for your email account.
  8. Click the More Settings button.
  9. Click the Outgoing Server tab.
  10. Select the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication check box. Leave the default setting, Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  11. Click the Advanced tab.
  12. In both of the Use the following type of encrypted connection drop-down menus, select SSL.
  13. In the Incoming server (IMAP) box, enter the secure incoming port: 993
  14. In the Outgoing server (SMTP) box, enter the secure outgoing port: 465.
  15. Click the OK button.
  16. Click the Next button.
  17. Click the Finish button.
  18. Click the Close button.

IMAP Folders

Folders should sync automatically with an IMAP account; however, if you have added folders in Webmail and they are not showing in Outlook, perform the following steps:

  1. Select Tools / IMAP Folders.
  2. Click the Query button.
  3. Select the newly added folder(s), and click the Subscribe button.
  4. Click the OK button.
  5. Restart Outlook to update the folder list.


How to setup Outlook 2007 with POP Access

To set up Outlook 2007 for POP, perform the following steps:

  1. In Outlook, select Tools / Account Settings.

  2. On the Email tab, click the New button.
  3. If prompted, ensure that the Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP radio button is selected, and click the Next button.
  4. Check the Manually configure server settings or additional server types box.
  5. Click the Next button.
  6. Ensure that the Internet E-mail radio button is selected, and click the Next button.
  7. Enter the following information:
    • Your Name—Enter your first and last name. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send.
    • E-mail Address—Enter your entire email address (e.g., [email protected]).
    • Account Type—Select POP3 from the drop-down menu.
    • Incoming mail server—Enter the secure server name: secure.emailsrvr.com
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)—Enter the secure server name: secure.emailsrvr.com
    • User Name—Enter your entire email address (e.g., [email protected]).
    • Password—Enter the password for your email account.
  1. Check the Remember password box, if you want Outlook to check for email without prompting you to enter your password.
  2. Click the More Settings button.
  3. Click the Outgoing Server tab.
  4. Check the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication box. Leave the default setting, Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  5. Click the Advanced tab.
  6. Check the This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) box.
  7. In the Use the following type of encrypted connection dropdown menu, select SSL.
  8. In the Incoming server (POP3) box, enter the secure incoming port: 995
  9. In the Outgoing server (SMTP) box, enter the secure outgoing port: 465.
  10. A POP connection normally removes the email messages from the server during download. If you would like to leave copies on the server, select the Leave a copy of messages on server check box. To avoid exceeding your account’s storage limits, indicate whether the server should delete messages after a certain number of days and/or delete messages when you manually delete them from the Deleted Items folder.
  11. Click the OK button.
  12. Click the Next button.
  13. Click the Finish button.
  14. Click the Close button.

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