How to configure Microsoft Outlook to use your company email

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The steps below are based on Microsoft Outlook 2007 and a Linux web server.

1. Tools > Account Settings

2. New

3. Leave the first radio button checked (mentions POP amongst others) > Next

4. Check box at bottom: “Manually configure server settings…” > Next

Manually Configure Server Settings Screen

5. Leave first radio button checked (mentions POP amongst others) > Next

6. User Information:

  • Your name: The name you’d like your emails to appear under in recipients’ inboxes (E.g. Bob Smith/My Company Ltd).
  • Email address: {EMAIL ADDRESS GOES HERE}

7. Server Information:

  • Account type: POP3
  • Incoming mail server:
  • Outgoing mail server:

8. Logon Information:

  • Password: {PASSWORD GOES HERE}
  • Tick box “Remember Password”

9. Click button “More Settings”

More Settings SMTP Configuration

10. Move to “Outgoing Server” tab
11. Tick box “My outgoing mail server requires authentication” > Check radio button “Use same settings as my incoming mail server”.
12. You should now be setup to use Outlook – if you see a “Test Account Settings” option, click the button – you should get a list of green ticks if you have configured Outlook correctly.

Test Account Settings Screen

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