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How can I setup email in Outlook 2007?


How can I setup email in Outlook 2007?

Things you will need:

  • Your domain name.
  • Your Email address
  • Your email password.
  • if using your ISP (internet service provider eg .optus, telstra) the outgoing mail account details eg
  • NOTE:

    Text in this color is used as an example. Please be sure to replace this text with the proper information for your site or server. Be sure to replace with your domain name.

    The following tutorial is provided as a courtesy to our customers to help you configure your mail software to work with (mt) Media Temple's hosting solutions.

    Third-party software can not be supported directly by adghosting. If you have further questions about configuring Outlook please visit

Configuring your email client: Outlook 2007

  1. Open Outlook 2007.
  2. Click the Tools menu, and select Account Settings.

  3. Click on the Email tab and click on the New... button.

  4. Next select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP and click Next.

  5. On the Auto Account Setup window check the Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.


    (mt) Media Temple does not support this feature on our mail servers, so you should not use the Auto Account Setup feature.

  6. Select Internet E-mail option and click Next.

  7. Fill in the following fields:
    • Enter Your Name as you want it to appear.
    • Enter your full email address in the Email address: field.
    • Select POP3 or IMAP.
    • Enter in the Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP) server: field.
    • Enter outgoing mail account eg in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server field.
    • Enter your username in the Account name: field.
    • Enter your email password in the Password: field.

  8. Perform the following steps:
    • Click on More Settings...
    • Click on the Outgoing Server tab.
    • Check My outgoing server (SMTP) Requires Authentication ** in some cases you mayb asked the security policy - we recommend 'Use SSL/TLS if available' option
    • Make sure Use same setting as my incoming mail server is also checked.
    • Click on OK.

  9. Click the Test Account Settings button and you should see all items with green check marks... Click the Close Button to close the test window.
    Click OK to save your settings.

  10. Congratulations. You have finished the setup of your email account. Click Finish to close the setup wizard.


NOTE: (gs) Grid-Service accounts only: If you are still having issues sending email you can try the following:

  1. Click the Tools menu, and select E-mail Accounts.
  2. Highlight the email account and click Change.
  3. Click the Advanced tab, and change the smtp port to the alternate port of 587 then click on OK.

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