Configure Outlook 98 IMAP or POP3

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Configure Microsoft Outlook 98 to receive EMail from one or more mailboxes.
  1. In Outlook 98, pull down the Tools menu and select Services
    • If you see Accounts, instead of Services under the Tools menu, follow the instructions in the setup document for Outlook Express instead.
  2. A window will appear, listing the mail, news and directory service accounts you have already setup.
    • Click the button marked Add.
    • Select Internet Email to add a new mail account.
    • Click OK.
  3. An empty Properties window will appear. Click the General tab.
    • Enter what you would like to call this account under Mail account.
    • Enter your full name in the Name field.
    • Enter in your Email address in the Email Address box.
      • Your Email address is the address you are going to use.

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  4. Click the Servers tab.
    • The Outgoing mail (SMTP) server should be set to smtp.siteserver.com
    • The Incoming mail (POP3) server should be set to pop3.siteserver.com
    • Your Account name should be set to your full email address.
      • If your email address is jondoe@siteserver.com, then your username is jondoe@siteserver.com.
    • Your Password is what you set up for your email account.
    • Under Outgoing Mail Server select My server requires authentication.

  • Click the Settings... button.
    • Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server
    • Click OK.

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  1. Click the Advanced tab.
    • Change the number next to Outgoing mail (SMTP) from 25 to 587.

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  2. Click OK and then click Close.
  3. Restart Outlook for your changes to take effect.

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