Configure an Email Account in Outlook 2000
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This tutorial assumes that you’ve already created your new email account in your web hosting, typically through your hosting control panel. Now let’s learn how to setup that new email account in Outlook 2000.
Start by clicking the
button then click
as you would like it to appear in the
field of outgoing emails. Then click
Now enter your
new email address
Now you have to enter your
server names. The server names will have been provided to you in your welcome email and often times are simply
for the incoming mail server setting.
Now enter your
(SMTP) server settings in the text boxes. Click
Now enter the email username as provided to you by your hosting provider. This may be the entire email address or just the username prefix.
Enter your email
Choose your internet connection method then click
to complete the setup wizard.
We’re almost done, but first finish configuring our email properties.
Select the email account you just created then click the
Change the name of the email account to something more recognizable. Enter an Organization if applicable. Then enter a
Now click the
tab. Tick the
check box. This means that Outlook will login to your mail server even when sending emails (not just receiving). Ensuring that you are the only one that can send emails from your account.
button. Most SMTP servers us the same username and password as the incoming (POP3) server so just leave this selected then click
so the changes take effect then click
That’s it! We’ve successfully setup an email account and can now start sending and receiving emails to and from that account, from
button to exit setup.
Remember that you also have to create that email address in your hosting account before it will work.
Article ID: 45
Created: October 29, 2014 at 4:41 PM
Modified: December 11, 2014 at 10:21 AM
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