Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Working with E-Mail
Setting Up an Account
The first time you open Outlook, a wizard may
appear and prompt you to set up an e-mail
account. If you started Outlook and skipped this
step, you can set up e-mail accounts at any time.
Follow these steps (if you already see the Setup
Wizard, you can skip steps 1 and 2):
If Outlook is unable to automatically configure
your e-mail account, go back to the Auto Account
Setup screen and choose the Manually Configure
Server Settings or Additional Server Types options.
Outlook displays the screen you see in Figure 20-4.
Your ISP will provide you with the Incoming Mail
Server and Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
information and specify whether you need to check the
Require Logon Using Secure Password
Authentication (SPA) check box. You can click the
Test Account settings to check to see if your
information is valid, or simply click Next.
Click the File tab and from the Info tab, click
Account Settings and click Account Settings
again. The Account Settings dialog box
2. From the E-mail tab, click New. The Add New
E-mail Account window appears.
3. Click Next and type your name, your e-mail
address, and your password on the Auto
Account Setup screen of the wizard (see
Manually configure an e-mail account in Outlook.
After you click Finish, Outlook displays the Account
Settings window, and you can see your e-mail
account as you see in Figure 20-5. Click the Close
Configuring your e-mail.
4. Click Next. Outlook configures your e-mail
account. Be patient. The process may take a
5. Click Finish.