How do I set up my email account in Outlook 2000/98?

  1. With outlook 2000 or outlook 98 open From the Tools menu, choose "Accounts."
  2. Click the "Add" button.
  3. From the Add menu, click "Mail".
  4. In the Display Name box, type your name as you would like it to appear when you send a message, and then click "Next".
  5. In the E-Mail Address text box, enter your email address (e.g. john@example.com), and then click "Next".
  6. In the box labeled "My incoming mail server is a..." select "POP3" server.
  7. For your server information enter:
    • Incoming (POP3) Server: 'mail.yourdomain.com'
    • Outgoing (SMTP) Server: 'mail.yourdomain.com'
  8. Click "Next".
    • In the Account Name box, enter your full email address (e.g., john@example.com).
    • In the Password box, enter your password.
    • Do not check "Log On Using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)."
  9. Click "Next".
  10. Choose the appropriate connection type under the "Which Method Do You Use to Connect to the Internet" heading
  11. If you chose "Connect using my phone line," you will need to select a dial-up connection in the Dial-up Connection Wizard and click "Next".
  12. Click "Finish."
  13. Select your Mail account (e.g. mail.example.com) and click "Properties."
  14. Select the "Servers" tab.
Check the box next to "My Server Requires Authentication."
  15. Click on the advanced tab and Change your outgoing server setting to 25. While this setting should work, some ISP's (such as Telstra) block this port. If you have trouble sending mail, change this setting to first 465, and if your issues aren't resolved, 587.
  16. Click ok then close to finish your email set up

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