Setting Up Your E-mail in Microsoft Outlook

This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Outlook to work with your e-mail account. This tutorial focuses on setting up Microsoft Outlook 2003, 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.

In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > E-mail Accounts.

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

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

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)

Your incoming server and outgoing server will be OR This depends on what your email domain is.

Click "More Settings."

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

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

Select "Use same settings as my incoming mail server".

Click OK.

Click Next

Click Finish

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