Setting up email in Outlook 2007

This is a guide which can be used to set up your Anchor supplied email hosting account

If this is the first time that you have set up Outlook 2007 on this computer you will probably automatically get the new account setup wizard and can follow the new setup guide.

Alternatively, you're probably after the bottom section which gives details on adding additional email address to an existing setup.

New Setup

  1. Open up Outlook 2007 and click the next button.

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  2. Select Yes, then click the next button.

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  3. Do not start filling out any details at this stage, but check the Manually configure server settings... box at the bottom left of the window then click next.

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  4. Select Internet E-mail, then click the next button.

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  5. Now you can start filling out the required information,

    Your Name is the name that will be displayed on sent email, your real name is generally entered.

    E-mail address enter your email address.

    Account Type this should be set to POP3.

    Incoming mail server this should be set to mail.yourdomain, i.e. mail.anchor.net.au.

    Outgoing mail server this should be set to your ISP's SMTP server, see the following URL for details: http://www.anchor.com.au/hosting/AustralianISPsOutgoingMailservers

    Username your email address.

    Password your email account password.

    Leave the Remember password box checked unless you want to enter your account password every time Outlook 2007 logs into the server.

    Click the Test Account Settings, a new window should appear with green ticks if you have successfully set up the account. Close that new window then click the next button.

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  6. Click the finish button, Congratulations you should now be able to send and receive email using Outlook 2007.

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Existing Setup

If you do not get prompted to setup a new account via the startup wizard, start here:

  1. Open Outlook 2007 and click the Tools menu item, then Account settings....

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  2. Under the email tab, click the New.. button.

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  3. Select the top option Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP , then click next.

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  4. Do not start filling out any details at this stage, but check the Manually configure server settings... box at the bottom left of the window then click next.

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  5. Select Internet E-mail, then click the next button.

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  6. Now you can start filling out the required information,

    Your Name is the name that will be displayed on sent email, your real name is generally entered.

    E-mail address enter your email address.

    Account Type this should be set to POP3.

    Incoming mail server this should be set to mail.yourdomain, i.e. mail.anchor.net.au.

    Outgoing mail server this should be set to your ISP's SMTP server, see the following URL for details: http://www.anchor.com.au/hosting/AustralianISPsOutgoingMailservers

    Username your email address.

    Password your email account password.

    Leave the Remember password box checked unless you want to enter your account password every time Outlook 2007 logs into the server.

    Click the Test Account Settings, a new window should appear with green ticks if you have successfully set up the account. Close that new window then click the next button.

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  7. Click the finish button, Congratulations you should now be able to send and receive email using Outlook 2007.

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