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Microsoft Outlook 2007 (IMAP & SMTP over SSL)

To configure Microsoft Outlook 2007 to send and receive email using our servers using IMAP and SMTP over SSL/TLS, please follow the steps below. Please replace:

Attention username@example.com with your email address
example.com with your domain name
your_server.com with your server's host name (you can find your server's host name listed in the upper left corner of your Control Panel)

 

1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2007.

2. Choose "Tools" -> "Account Settings...".

Tools -> Account Settings

3. Click on the "New..." button in the "E-Mail" tab.

Account Settings

4. Select "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" and click on "Next".

Add New E-mail Account

5. Choose "Internet E-mail" and click on "Next".

Add New E-mail Account

6. In the "Your name" field you should enter the name which you would like to appear on the messages you send.
You need to enter your e-mail address username@example.com in the "E-mail Address" field.
Select "IMAP" for account type.
For incoming and outgoing mail servers you should use mail.your_server.com

You can also use your Internet Service Provider's SMTP server for outgoing mail server.

NOTE: Some ISPs require their customers to use their SMTP servers and do not allow them to use third parties' outgoing mail servers. In such a case, you need to use your ISPs SMTP server for outgoing mail.

You should use username@example.com for username. In the "Password" field you need to enter the current password for this particular mailbox.

Leave the "Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" option unchecked and click on "More Settings ...".

Add New E-mail Account

7. Click on the "Outgoing Server" tab.
Mark the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" option.

Internet E-mail Settings

8. Click on the "Advanced" tab.
Next to "Use the following type of encrypted connection:" under "Incoming server (IMAP)" choose SSL from the drop-down menu.
Set the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 587.
Next to "Use the following type of encrypted connection:" under "Outgoing server (SMTP)" choose TLS from the drop-down menu.
Enter the following value in the "Root folder path" text field: INBOX
Be sure to type it in capital letters.

Click on "OK".

Internet E-mail Settings

9. Click on "Next".

Add New E-mail Account

10. Click on "Finish".

Congratulations!