Setting Up Your Email in Microsoft Outlook

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This 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.

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Outlook:

  1. In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > E-mail Accounts.
    Outlook tools dialog box with E-mail Accounts highlighted
  2. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select “Add a new e-mail account” and click Next.
    E-mail Accounts dialog box witAdd a new e-maill account highlighted
  3. For your server type, select “POP3” and click Next.
    E-mail Accounts dialog box with POP3 selected
  4. 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) 
      Your incoming server is, where “” is the name of your domain.
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
      Enter for your outgoing mail server.
  5. Click Next.
    E-mail Accounts dialog box with information filled out
  6. Click Finish.
    E-mail Accounts dialog box indicating successful completion of email account setup