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Outlook Setup

Setting up Outlook for Netguava mail is easy. Below is a step-by-step tutorial for setting everything up. Click on an image thumbnail to see it larger.

This document applies to Outlook 2010

Step 1
  • Launch Microsoft Outlook 
  • Click on the File button at the top of the screen
  • Make sure that the Info screen is selected
  • Click Account Settings
  • Choose Account Settings from the drop-down menu

Step 2
  • At the Account Settings window, click New...

Step 3
  • At the Add New Account window, make sure E-mail Account is selected, and click Next.

Step 4
  • Choose Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and click Next.

Step 5
  • Make sure Internet E-mail is selected, and click Next

Step 6
Enter the following information, replacing your own information where appropriate:
  • Your Name: Your name (or anything else you'd like to put)
  • E-mail Address: username@domain.com
  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Incoming mail server: mail.yourdomain.com
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail.yourdomain.com
  • User Name: username@domain.com
  • Password: password
Make sure Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) is left unchecked.
Then, click More Settings ...

Step 7
  • In the Internet E-mail Settings window, click the Outgoing Server tab
  • Check the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox
  • Make sure the Use same settings as my incoming mail server radio button is selected
  • Click the Advanced tab

Step 8
  • On the Advanced tab, make sure the incoming server port is set correctly. You may be setup to use IMAP or POP3.
    • If you see Incoming server (IMAP), set the port to 143
    • If you see Incoming server (POP3), set the port to 110
  • Make sure the Outgoing server (SMTP) is set to port 25
If you are unable to successfully send mail, please set your Outgoing server (SMTP) port to 2525
  • Click OK
  • On the Add New Account screen, click Next
  • Once the test message has been successfully sent, click Close on the Test Account Settings screen.
  • Click Finish. Congratulations! Your E-mail account is set up!
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