Setup an email account in Outlook 2003


In the following tutorial, you can find the steps that can help you setup an email account in Outlook 2003.

Before you begin, please make sure that you have a valid email account and you have collected all necessary data: username for the email account, email account password, server address POP/IMAP and SMTP. For example, if you have a domain name like ‘mydomain.com’ and an email account ‘user@mydomain.com’, the username will be ‘user@mydomain.com’ and the email server addresses will be ‘mail.mydomain.com’, for both POP/IMAP and SMTP.

1.    Select Tools > Email accounts …

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2.    Select ‘Add a new e-mail account’ and hit ‘Next’.

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3.    Select POP3, if you want to store the emails locally (note: the email will be deleted from the server) or IMAP if you want to keep messages on the server (to have access to emails from different locations).

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4.  In ‚User Information’ section, in the ‚Your Name’ field, enter your name and in ‚Email Address’ field your email. In the next section, ‚Logon Information’, field ‚User Name’ put your email address and in the ‚Password’  field add the email address’s password.     

In ‚Incoming mail server’ and ‚Outgoing mail server’ enter the email server address (like mail.mydomain.com, where you have to replace mydomain.com with the name of your domain where the email address is created).

Select ‚More Settings...

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5.  Select ‚Outgoing Server’ tab and mark ‚My outgoing server(SMTP) require authentification’.

Click ‚OK’ and then ‚Next’.

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6. Select ‚Finish

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After completing this steps you should have a functional email account. 

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