Configuring POP Email in Microsoft Outlook 2007

Configuring POP Email in Microsoft Outlook 2007

This article shows you how to setup Microsoft Outlook 2007 to work with your Webhosting email account using a Secure SSL/TLS Encrypted Connection. It focuses on Microsoft Outlook 2007 but these settings are familiar with other versions of Outlook.

1. In Microsoft Outlook 2007, from the Tools menu, select Account Settings…
2. Under Account Settings choose the E-mail tab and click on New…
3. On the Auto Account Setup window select Manually configure server settings or additional server type and

4. Click Next

5. For the E-mail Service select Internet E-mail and then click Next
6. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter your information as follows:

Your Name
Your first and last name

E-mail Address
Your email address

User Name
Your email address, again

Account Type
Select POP3 from the drop down

Incoming mail server

Outgoing mail server (SMTP)

Your email account password

Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)
Check this box

Once you have filled in all the filed’s, click More Settings…

7. On the Internet E-mail Settings go to the Outgoing Server tab

8. Select My outgoing (SMTP) requires authentication and leave the default option of Use same settings as my incoming mail server

9. Go to the Advanced tab, and enter the information below:

Incoming server (POP3)

This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL/TLS)
Check this box

Outgoing server (SMTP)

Use the following type of encrypted connection
Select TLS from the drop down

Once you have completed the filed’s, click OK
10. Back on the Internet E-mail Settings window click Next
11.  Click Finish