Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Here are the steps to follow:
Select the Internet E-mail option.
Click Next to display the dialog box shown in Figure 3.5. Enter all the requested
information in the corresponding boxes, and be sure to select the type of email server from
the Account Type list. The Remember Password option and Require Logon using Secure
Password Authentication option are explained later in this chapter. Most people should
leave these at their default settings. The More Settings button is also explained later in
Once you have entered all the information, click the Test Account Settings button. If the
test works, click Next and then Finish to complete the account setup. If the test does not
work, please refer to the next section (“If Your Account Settings Don’t Work”) for steps to
resolve the problem.
Entering required information for manual POP or IMAP email account setup.
There are two options available in the account setup dialog box. If you select the Remember
Password option, Outlook will be able to automatically log on to your email account as needed.
Otherwise you will be prompted for the password each time.
Secure Password Authentication, or SPA, is an additional level of security that some mail servers
have implemented. If your server requires this you should have been told this and also given any
additional credentials required for login.