Microsoft's flagship email program, capable of managing email, calendar, and contacts for multiple accounts.

Outlook Email 2003 Tutorial

The following steps will walk you through how to setup Outlook to download your email. Just follow the instructions below the picture.

Don't forget to replace our "unconfusing.com" domain and server with your own domain.

outlook 2003 email setup step 1 and 2

1. Double-Click the "Tools" menu.

2. Click the "Email Accounts" option.

outlook 2003 email setup step 3 and 4

3. Select "Add a new e-mail account".

4. Click the "Next" button.

You can also add email accounts from the "View or change existing e-mail accounts" option. If you’re not sure what accounts you have, you should select this option.

outlook 2003 email setup step 5 and 6

5. Select "IMAP". *

6. Click the "Next" button.

* The servers support both POP3 and IMAP mail types.

IMAP is primarily used in conjunction with a webmail system, which we also offer. It is useful in synchronizing both the emails on your computer, phone, and in your webmail box

Select POP3 if you do not plan on using webmail OR plan on "leaving a copy of messages on the server" which you can find under the Advanced menu in the "More Settings" dialog.

Please remember you may not receive all of your email if you do not delete your email regularly!

outlook 2003 email setup step 7

7. After entering all of the requested information, click "More Settings".

Make sure that you use your FULL email address for the user name. And don't worry about putting "mail" or "smtp" in front of the server names. They will work just fine with your domain name, which should be the same for both server boxes. You should always "Test Account Settings" before moving on, if you are using a POP3 account.

outlook 2003 email setup step 8,9, and 10

8. Select "My outgoing server...".

9. When the other options are open, select "Use the same settings as...".

10. Click OK. You're done here!

This option MUST be completed if you are to send mail through our servers. If you are planning on using your internet provider's outgoing server, feel free to follow their instructions and skip to step 10. Make sure you have entered your server choice on the previous screen.

outlook 2003 email setup  step 11,12,13 and finish

11. Test account settings again to make sure they are correct.

12. Click "Next".

13. Click "Finish".

You should be ready to receive email! Close this window when you're done to get back to the settings.

outlook finish screen

If you're having problems, you can always contact us. We'll be glad to help.

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