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This guide will show step-by-step instructions for setting up email on Outlook 2007 for Windows. While it can be used for other versions of Outlook, some screens and steps might vary.

Adding a new account:

  1. Select the 'File' menu.
  2. Select Info.
  3. Click the Add Account button.
    Add Account
  4. Choose to Manually configure server settings.
    Manually Configure
  5. Click Next.
  6. Choose Internet E-Mail.
    Manually Configure
  7. Click Next.

Account Settings

Account Settings
  • Enter your name as you want it to appear on your outbound email messages.
  • Enter your email address.
  • Enter your full email address as the User Name.
  • Enter your email password.
  • Your mail server is mail.YourDomain.com, eg mail.example.com.
  • The Outgoing Mail Server is the same as your incoming mail server.

More Settings

  1. Click the More Settings button.
    More Settings
  2. Click the Outgoing Server tab.
    Outgoing Server Tab
  3. Check the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" checkbox.
  4. Ensure you are using the same settings as your incoming mail server.
  5. Click the Advanced tab.
    Advanced
  6. If you are using POP3 with SSL, click the checkbox and select 995 for your port. Otherwise leave the port at 110.
  7. If you are using POP3, you may choose when messages are removed from the server.
  8. If you are using IMAP with SSL, click the checkbox and select 993 for your port. Otherwise leave the port at 143.
  9. If you are using SMTP with SSL, click the checkbox and select 465 for your port. Otherwise change the port to 26.
  10. Click the OK button.

Testing Settings

  1. While on the E-mail Accounts screen, click the Test Account Settings button.
    Test Account Settings
  2. This will both check your settings and send a test email to yourself to confirm that everything is working. If you receive any errors, please check your configuration.
  3. Click the Close button on the Test Account Settings window.
  4. Click Next on the E-mail Accounts window.
  5. Click the Finish button.

Outlook 2007 is now correctly configured to send and receive emails.

You can try sending the email on port 26, which is an alternate SMTP port and see if that works for you. For Outlook:

1. In Outlook, drop down the Tools menu.
2. Choose Accounts or Account Options.
3. Click on the Mail tab.
4. Click on Properties.
5. Click on the Advanced tab.
6. Change the outgoing mail from port 25 to port 26.
7. Make sure that the box that says "This connection requires a secure connection(SSL)" is NOT checked.
8. Click OK.
9. Restart Outlook.

You may want to try using your ISP's SMTP Server for sending mail. The setup will be similar except for the outgoing SMTP server it will be your ISP's Server. Please ensure that your "Reply to" address is still your email address with VINAJ Websites.

Setup Email in Outlook 2000:

  1. Go to Tools | Accounts
  2. Click on Add | Mail
  3. In Display Name, type whatever you want other people to see as your name. Click "Next"
  4. E-mail address: Type the email address you would like to send email from: yourname@yourdomain.com Click "Next"
  5. My incoming mail server is a "POP3".
  6. Incoming Mail (POP3 or IMAP) server: mail.yourdomain.com Outgoing Mail (SMTP) server: mail.yourdomain.com
  7. Click "Next"
  8. POP account name: yourusername Password: [password] Click "Next".
  9. Choose your connection type depending on your connection method. Click "Next".
  10. Click "Finish"

This guide will show step-by-step instructions for setting up email on Outlook 2003 for Windows. While it can be used for other versions of Outlook, some screens and steps might vary.

  1. Select the Tools menu.
  2. Select Accounts.
  3. Choose "Add a new email account".
  4. Click the Next button.
  5. Please choose your account type. You may select either POP or IMAP. 
  6. Click the Next button. This will load the email Accounts window.
  7. Enter your Name, as you want it to appear on your outbound email messages.
  8. Type your Email Address.
  9. Enter your email address as the User Name.
  10. Enter your email Password.
  11. Enter mail.example.com as the Mail Server.
  12. The Outgoing Mail Server is the same as your incoming mail server. Again, this will be something like mail.example.com.
  13. Click the More Settings button.

Advanced Settings

Once you have clicked the More Settings button you will be presented with a pop-up window with the advanced settings.

  1. Click the Outgoing Server tab.
  2. Click the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" checkbox.
  3. Make sure that it is using the same settings as your incoming mail server.
  4. Click the Advanced tab.
    • If you are using POP3 with SSL, please click the checkbox and select 995 for your port. Otherwise leave the port at 110.
    • If you are using IMAP with SSL, please click the checkbox and select 993 for your port. Otherwise leave the port at 143.
    • If you are using SMTP with SSL, please click the checkbox and select 465 for your port. Otherwise change the port to 26.
  5. Click the OK button.
  6. Click the Next button on the Email Accounts window.
  7. Click the Finish button.

You should now be able to send and receive email.

This guide will show step-by-step instructions for setting up email account in Mail on OS X.

Adding a New Account

  1. Choose Preferences, from the Mail menu.
    The Mail Menu
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Click on the Accounts tab.
  4. On the Accounts window, click the + (plus) sign.
    Create a new Account

Account Settings

  1. Choose Add Other Mail Account
    Account types in Mac Mail
  2. Enter your Full Name, or as you would like it to appear on your sent email.
    New Account Creation Window
    Replace example.com with your own domain name.
  3. Enter your Email Address.
  4. Enter your email account's Password.
  5. Click the Continue button.
  6. A message should appear saying "Account must be manually configured". Click Next.

Incoming Mail Server

When entering the information for your Incoming Mail Server you will need to decide if you would like to use POP3 or IMAP. POP3 will download and remove all of the emails from our server, whereas IMAP will synchronize the emails between your email client(s) and our server. IMAP is recommended if you will be using this email account with multiple devices since they will all synchronize.

Mail - Account Type
Replace example.com with your own domain name.
  • Choose your account type. You may select either POP or IMAP.
  • Please enter mail.example.com as the Incoming mail server, replacing example.com with your own domain name.
  • Enter your full email address as the User Name.
  • Enter the Password of your email account.
  • Click Next.

Incoming Mail Server Info

  1. For Path Prefix, please enter INBOX.
  2. If you are using IMAP, make sure you are using either port 143 with no SSL -OR- port 993 with SSL.

    If you are using POP3, make sure you are using either port 110 with no SSL -OR- port 995 with SSL.

  3. Authentication should be set to Password.

Outgoing Mail Server

Outgoing Mail Server Window
Replace example.com with your own domain name.
  1. The Outgoing Mail Server is the same as your incoming mail server. Again, this will be something like mail.example.com
  2. Enter your full email address as the User Name.
  3. Note: Outgoing username and password could say "optional" in the field. Please be sure to add your username and password to it.

  4. Enter the Password of your email account.
  5. You may receive a message saying Additional account information required.
  6. For the port number, you can use port 26 with no SSL or port 465 with SSL.
  7. Make sure the Authentication is set to Password.
  8. Click the Create button.

Complete the Setup Process

If you are running Yosemite you may want to change two options to make sure that your account settings don't change. These steps only apply to apple computers running Yosemite.

  1. Choose Preferences, from the Mail menu.
    The Mail Menu
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Click on the Accounts tab.
  4. Click on Advanced.
  5. Uncheck the option labeled "Automatically detect and maintain settings".
    Advanced settings screen in mac mail.
  6. Now Click on Account Information
  7. Under Outgoing Mail Server(SMTP) select the "Edit SMTP Server List" option.
  8. Click Advanced.
  9. Uncheck the option labeled "Automatically detect and maintain settings".
    Advanced outgoing settings screen in mac mail.
  10. Click OK

How do I add my email account to Outlook 2002?

Solution:

To add an email account to Outlook 2002 (xp):
  1. Open Outlook. Click on Tools and choose Email Accounts.
  2. Click on View or change existing email accounts and click Next.
  3. If you attempted to create any email accounts but were unsuccessful, you can remove them from here. Otherwise, click Add.
  4. Choose POP3 and click Next.
  5. For User Info, type your name and full email address. For Logon Info, type your full email address as the username, and your password.
  6. For Server Info, type mail.yourdomainname.com for both SMTP and POP3. If you are unable to connect to the SMTP server, your ISP may be blocking port 25 from 3rd party use. Contact your ISP if this occurs.
  7. Do not click Test Account Settings. Simply click Next.
  8. Your account will be shown in the list of email accounts configured in Outlook. Click Finish.
  9. In Outlook Express, click Send/Receive.

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