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Created On3/25/2013
Modified3/25/2013
How to setup an Internet email account in Outlook 2010

To configure the Internet email account manually, follow these steps in the Add New Account dialog box:

1.     Click the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box, and then click Next.

2.     Click Internet Email, and then click Next.

3.     Under User Information, configure the following settings:

4.     In the Your Name box, type your full name.

5.     In the Email Address box, type your full email address.

a.     Under Server Information, click the kind of email account that you have in the Account Type box. If you select POP3 or IMAP in the Account Type box, configure the following settings:

6.     In the Incoming mail server box, type the name of the server in lowercase letters. mail.hostworks.com

7.     In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, type the name of the outgoing email server in lowercase letters. mail.hostworks.com

8.     Under Logon Information, configure the following settings:

9.     In the User Name box, type your user name. The user name is usually the part of your email address to the left of the @ symbol.

10.  In the Password box, type the password that was provided.

11.  If you want Outlook to remember your email account password, click to select the Remember password check box.

12.  Do NOT click to select the Require logon by using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) check box to log on by using Secure Password Authentication.

13.  Click on the More Settings button.

14.  Click on the Outgoing Server tab.

15.  Make sure the box is selected "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication". By default it will select Use same settings as my incoming mail server, which is correct.

16.  Click OK to return to the Internet E-mail settings screen.

17.  Click Test Account Settings. When you click Test Account Settings, the following process occurs:

·         The connectivity of the system to the Internet is confirmed.

·         You are logged on to the SMTP server.

·         You are logged on to the POP3 server.

·         If the POP3 server must be logged on to first, Outlook automatically sets the Log on to incoming mail server before sending mail option.

·         A test message is sent. This message explains any changes that Outlook made to the initial setup.
 

18.  Click Next, and then click Finish.