Microsoft Outlook 2007 - Guide
Email configuration for Microsoft Outlook 2007
This guide will help you configure your webshield email address in Microsoft Outlook 2007
· Open Microsoft Outlook 2007.
· NOTE: If this is the first time you have used Outlook 2007, you will be presented with a setup wizard. If so, skip to Step 4.
· Click on Tools in the menu bar, then click Account Settings…
Figure 1: Tools > Account Settings…
· The Account Settings window will open. Click New… at the top-left to open the Add New E-Mail Account wizard.
Figure 2: Account Settings
· Select the checkbox Manually configure server settings or additional server types, then click Next
Figure 3: Auto Account Setup
· Select Internet E-mail, then click Next
Figure 4: Choose E-mail service
· In the Your Name field, type your given name or business name - this is how your name appears when people receive email from you.
· In the E-mail Address field, type your Webshield email address, e.g., email@example.com
· For the Account Type, Select POP3.
· In the Incoming mail server field, type mail.webshield.net.au
· In the Outgoing mail server field, type mail.webshield.net.au
· In the User Name field, type your Webshield username - including "@webshield.net.au" on the end of your username.
· In the Password field, type in the corresponding password for your username.
Figure 5: Internet E-mail Settings
· Click the More Settings… button. The Internet E-mail Settings window will open.
· Click the Outgoing Server tab at the top of the window.
Figure 6: General Email Settings
· Click the checkbox next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
· Ensure Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.
Figure 7: Outgoing Server Settings
· Click the Advanced tab at the top of the screen.
· Underneath Incoming server (POP3) check the tick box alongside the option This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).
· Underneath Outgoing server (SMTP) set Use the following type of encrypted connection to TSL in the drop down menu.
· Next to Outgoing server (SMTP) change the number from 25 to 587.
· Next to Incoming server (POP3) check the number is 995.
· Under Server Timeouts Increase the server timeout period to around 3 minutes
· Under Delivery Tick the box to “Leave a copy of message on the server”
· Choose to leave a copy for 14 days – (It is optional to increase this – but keeping it low will help keep your mailbox size down.)
· Tick option “Remove from server when deleted from “Deleted Items”
· Click OK to return to the wizard.
Figure 8: Advanced Settings
· Click the Finish button to complete the Add New E-mail Account wizard.
Figure 9: Congratulations!
Congratulations! Microsoft Outlook 2007 is now configured for use with your webshield email address.
If you wish to use IMAP instead of POP3 - refer to IMAP details on our knowledgebase page: https://members.webshield.net.au/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=1
If you are still having trouble setting up your webshield email address or would like to clarify some of the steps, pleasecall us on 1300 309 121 – or use a personal free webmail account (e.g. gmail) to send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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