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Setting up your email account in Microsoft Outlook 2007

This tutorial focuses on setting up Microsoft Outlook 2007, but these settings are similar in other versions of Microsoft Outlook. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook by using the settings in this tutorial.

1. Open Outlook. Select Account Settings... from the Tools menu.

Tools Menu

2. On the E-mail tab, click New.

3. Select "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" and click Next >

4. Select Internet E-mail and click Next >

5. On the E-mail Accounts window, enter your information as follows:

  • Your Name: Enter the name you wish recipients to see when they receive your message.
  • E-mail Address: Enter your e-mail address.
  • Account Type: Select POP3 in the drop down menu
  • Incoming mail server (POP3): mail.opgweb.co.uk
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail.opgweb.co.uk
  • User Name: Enter your full e-mail address, again.
  • Password: Enter the password we set up for your e-mail account.
Email Settings

Click “More Settings”, select the "Outgoing Server" tab.

6. Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."

Ensure the "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" radio button is selected.

Outgoing Server Settings

Click OK.

Click Next.

7. Click Finish.

That's it you are done. Congratulations. You’ve now configured Microsoft Outlook 2007 to send and receive email using POP3.