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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 your control panel (cPanel / DirectAdmin / Hsphere).

You are now ready to begin setting up your email accounts.

1.   Open Outlook 2003 

2.   Select Tools > E-mail Accounts.

3.   On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select "Add a new e-mail account" and click Next

4.   For your server type, select "POP3" and click Next.

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

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.

6.   On the Internet E-mail Settings window, select the "Outgoing Server" tab.

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

8.   Select the "Advanced" tab and change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 25 or 26.
For Streamyx or TMnet users, please use port 26.

9.   Click Next

10.Click Finish

Setting up Email Account with Windows 8 Outlook Email Application


1) Open up the Oulook application which can be accessed by going to your "Start" page -> "Mail"

2) You are required to create a Microsoft Windows Live Mail account if you do not have one already. Kindly proceed to use the sign up linkhere for new Windows Live Mail account registration.

Simply login with Live Mail account at this stage.

3) Once you've logged in, kindly press "Windows Button + I" to access the option menu as you can see in the figure below

on the right hand side of the screen and click on "Accounts" to add a new email account.

4) Now click on "Add an Account", as shown in the figure below:

5) Click on "Other account" to add a new account

6) Fill in the email address and its password in the blank space as seen in the figure provided below and click on "Show more details".

7) Please fill in all the required information as seen in the sample below. Once done, click on "connect".

That's it. You have successfully connected.

Please download the Tutorial for a full tutorial with images as well to help you configure your email in Outlook.