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Email Application Setup: Outlook 2007 for Windows


This guide will show step-by-step instructions for setting up email on Outlook 2007 for Windows. While it can be used for other versions of Outlook, some screens and steps might vary.

Add a New Account

  1. On your computer, open Microsoft Outlook 2007.
  2. Go to Tools > Account Settings...
    Add Account
  3. Click the New... button in the upper left-hand corner of the Email tab. 
  4. Choose Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and click Next
  5. Select Internet Email, and click the Next button. 

Account Settings

Enter the details in each field on the screen:

  • Your Name: Enter your name as you want it to appear on your outbound email messages.
  • Email Address: Your email address.
  • Account Type: IMAP or POP3. We recommend IMAP. 
  • Incoming Mail Server:, replacing with your domain name.
  • ​Outgoing Mail Server:, replacing with your domain name. 
  • User Name: Your email address. 
  • Password: Your email account password.

More Settings

  1. Click More Settings.
    More Settings
  2. Go to the Outgoing Server tab.
  3. Check the "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" checkbox.
  4. Ensure that you're using the same settings as your incoming mail server.
  5. Go to the Advanced tab.
  6. For IMAP with SSL*, change the following settings:
    • Incoming Port: 993
    • Outgoing Port: 465
    • SSL: SSL/TLS
    • Authentication: Normal password
  7. Click the OK button.
  8. Click the Next button and then click Finish to complete the email account setup.

For other configuration settings, check ​Email Device Setup in your Email Manager, or refer to our How To Setup Email Account - Client Setup SSL/TLS Settings - POP & IMAP article.

You're done! Outlook 2007 is now correctly configured to send and receive emails.

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You may also refer to our Knowledge Base articles to help answer common questions and guide you through various setup, configuration, and troubleshooting steps.