Outlook 2003 Email Setup

Setting up Email Account with Outlook 2003


Before starting:
  1. Make sure your domain name loads. If it doesn't load your your email account wont work.
  2. Make sure you have setup your email accounts at yourdomain.com/cpanel .

Note: When using the examples below, be sure to replace mail.yoursite.com with your actual domain name. Eg. mail.mysite.com

You are now ready to begin setting up your email accounts.
  1. Open Outlook 2003 
  2. Select Tools > E-mail Accounts.
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  3. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select "Add a new e-mail account" and click Next
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  4. For your server type, select "POP3" and click Next.
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  5. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter your information as follows:
    Your Name
    Enter your first and last name.

    E-mail Address 
    Enter your e-mail address.

    User Name
    Enter your e-mail address, again

    Password
    Enter the password you set up for your e-mail account.

    Incoming Mail Server (POP3) 
    Enter mail.yoursite.com for your incoming mail server.

    Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) 
    Enter mail.yoursite.com for your incoming mail server.
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  6. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, select the "Outgoing Server" tab.
  7. Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."
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  8. Select the "Advanced" tab and change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 25 or 26.
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  9. Click Next

  10. Click Finish
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