Check E-mail

E-mail Program Configuration


Microsoft Outlook 98, 2000, and 2002

Keeping in mind that there are slight differences in the dialogue boxes between the different versions, to add a new email account to your existing profile:

  1. From the Tools menu, select "Accounts" or "Services."  If you do not see "Accounts" or "Services" place your cursor over the two arrows at the bottom of the list to display more choices.
  2. Click the "Add" button.
  3. From the Add menu, click "Mail" or "Internet E-mail" and click "OK."
  4. In the Name box (Display Name), type your name as you would like it to appear when you send a message, and click "Next."
  5. In the Email Address box, enter your address (for example, "") and click "Next."
  6. In the Reply Address box, enter whatever address makes sense (Usually thae same as the Email address - for example, "") and click "Next."
  7. In the box labeled "My incoming mail server is a..." select "POP3" server.
  8. Type "" in the Incoming Mail (POP3 or IMAP) Server box.
  9. Type "" in the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server box.
  10. Click "Next."
  11. In the Account Name box, enter your user ID (your email address without the "").
  12. In the Password box, enter your user (mail) password.
  13. Check "Remember Password" if you do not want Outlook to prompt you for your password each time you check your mail.
  14. Do not check the box labeled "Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)."
  15. Click "Next."
  16. Choose the appropriate connection type under the "Which Method Do You Use to Connect to the Internet" heading.
  17. If you chose "Connect using my phone line," you will need to select a dial-up connection in the Dial-up Connection Wizard and click "Next."
  18. Click "Finish."

Important: The SMTP server does require authentication. To turn this setting on, follow these steps:

  1. From the Tools menu, choose "Accounts."
  2. Select the "Mail" tab.
  3. Select your account and click "Properties."
  4. Click on the "Servers" tab.
  5. Make sure there is a check in the box next to "My Server Requires Authentication."
  6. Please make sure that "Log on using Secure Password Authentication" is NOT checked.
  7. Click "OK."

To control deletion of messages from the mail server:

  1. From the Tools menu, select "Accounts" or "Services."
  2. Select your account and click "Properties."
  3. Click on the "Advanced" tab.
  4. Check "Leave a copy of messages on server" if you want to save your messages on the server as well as on your local computer. Do not check this box if you want your messages to be deleted from the server once you have received them in Outlook.
  5. Click "OK."
  6. Close Microsoft Outlook and restart.