How to setup a POP3 email account in Microsoft Outlook 2007


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Open Microsoft Outlook 2007 and click on Tools->Account Settings

Tools->Accounts Settings


In the Account Settings screen click on the New button under the E-mail tab

Account Settings -> New


Select Microsof Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and click on Next

Add New E-mail Account


Check the check box next to Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click on Next

Manually configure server settings or additional server types


Choose Internet E-mail and click on Next

Internet E-mail


Now use the following settings as your Internet E-mail Settings

  • Your NameEnter your name eg. Joe Soap
  • E-mail AddressEnter your full Webmail email address eg. [email protected]
  • Incoming mail
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)Use your service providers SMTP server eg.
  • User NameYour full Webmail email address eg. [email protected]
  • PasswordYour Webmail email password
  • Remember passwordCheck the check box if your prefer not to enter your password everytime Outlook checks for new mail

After the settings have been entered click on Next

Internet E-mail Settings

Click on Finish and your Webmail email account has been setup


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Thanks for the useful information!!! I was also struggling with the configuring my webmail with Outlook. I did it successfully after reading all the steps. Screenshots also helped me a lot. Anyways i am looking for cheap linux hosting provider so can you help me find out the cheapest web hosting other than


Mine just won’t do it. “we couldn’t connect to the incoming pop server ….