Configuring Outlook ® 2002 / XP
Outlook® 2002 / XP is an e-mail application
that is an upgrade of Outlook 97 or 2000.
To add an e-mail account to Outlook 2002 / XP:
Start Outlook 2002 / XP.
Choose Email Accounts
from the Tools menu.
The Email Accounts
window will open where you can edit an existing account or add a
new account. First we will go through adding a new e-mail
account to Outlook and then we will go through
editing and existing account that you have already setup in
Outlook 2002 / XP.
Select "Add a new e-mail account"
and click Next and you will go to the next section where
you will select the Server Type.
As shown above you will need to
select POP3 as the server type and then click Next.
You will then be take to the section where you enter the
settings for your account
As shown above, enter your name
as you want it to appear in e-mails. Enter the e-mail address
you want to add, in the form of
Incoming mail (POP3):
mail.yourdomain.com (ex. if your domain is
michelle.com, enter mail.michelle.com)
Outgoing mail (SMTP): mail.yourdomain.com
(ex. if your domain is michelle.com,
Remember, customers that are
using internet providers such as Mindspring, UUnet and Prodigy
must use their provider's outgoing mail server. There may be
other ISP's that require users to use their local SMTP servers
as well. Please contact them for more information.
After entering the incoming and outgoing mail
server information you will need to enter the Logon Information.
The User Name will be in the format firstname.lastname@example.org
and then enter your account password. Once you have this
information done then you need to click on the "More Settings"
button on the right and a new window will open. When that window
opens you need to click on the Outgoing Server tab as
Check the box that says "My outgoing server
(SMTP) requires authentication" and then select "Log on using"
and then enter your user name and password. This is the same
username and password that you entered on the previous page.
DO NOT check the
box for "Use the same settings as my incoming mail server" and
DO NOT check the box "Log on using Secure Password
Now you click Ok and it takes you back
to the settings screen. On the settings window click Next
and you are done.
After you click Next you will see the
screen below and can go ahead and click Finish.
If you want to add another e-mail
account to Outlook 2002 / XP, repeat the above procedure.
Editing and Existing Account
If you want to edit an existing
account then choose Email Accounts from the
The Email Accounts
window will open where will select "view of change existing
e-mail accounts" and then click Next.
As shown below you will see a
list of all email accounts that you have setup in Outlook 2002 /
XP. You may only have one as shown or you may have several.
Select the account you want to
edit and then click on Change. The e-mail settings window
will then pop up and you can make any changes you need to the
Once you have made the changes
click Next and then Finish and you are all done
with editing your account.