How Do I Setup My Outlook?

This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Outlook to work with your e-mail account. This tutorial focuses on setting up Microsoft Outlook 2003, but these settings are similar in other versions of Microsoft Outlook. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook by using the settings in this tutorial.

NOTE:  If using Outlook 2007, the steps are pretty much the same.  The main difference is in how you get to the email accounts.  You will click on Tools > Account Settings > New.  Everything else should be the same.

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Outlook

1. In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > E-mail Accounts.

2. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select "Add a new e-mail account" and click Next.

3. For your server type, select "POP3" and click Next.

4. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter your information as follows:

Your Name: Enter your first and last name.
E-mail Address: Enter your e-mail address.
User Name: This is the first part of your email address, ie: if your email address is , then your username is joesnuffy.
Password: Enter the password you set up for your e-mail account, if you do not know your password, then contact us at 210-692-9911 and someone can reset it for you.
Incoming mail server (POP3): This is going to be IE: if your email is then the incoming server is
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): Almost the same as incoming, except server becomes

Click "More Settings."

5. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, select the "Outgoing Server" tab.

6. Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."

7. Select "Use same settings as my incoming mail server".

8. Select the "Advanced" tab and change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 587.

9. Click OK.

10. Click Next.