Setting up your email in Outlook

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Once an email has been set up for you, you need to set it up as an account in your outlook in order to be able to use it. You can have more than one account, each one needs to be set up separately. Instructions are below. These are instructions for Outlook, Outlook Express is very similar. Follow the how to steps, or watch the video at the end of the how to.

Step #1: From the tool bar choose TOOLS/ACCOUNTS. A wizard will pop up, choose POP 3



On the next page choose manually set up account, without putting any information in


Click next, and again choose POP email, and next

then on this screen below, fill in all the information. the information you may be missing is in the document Imaginations Everything would have sent you about your account. Make sure the user name is the complete email address.


Now click MORE SETTINGS, and hit the advanced tab. Change the outgoing server port to 26, and hit ok. Test settings


If you have trouble getting the email to send, go back to advanced settings and the outgoing server and check my outgoing server requires authentication


You can actually have several email accounts all being pulled into your outlook. There’s one that’s the default, it’s the one that is automatically used when you hit new email.emailsetup5

When you want to send an email to someone regarding from other than the default, write the email, and when ready to send, click to the right of the send button (there’s an arrow there) and choose the appropriate account.

If you reply to someone who’s emailed you at that account, it’s automatically chosen for the reply.


Watch Video How To


If we have recently moved you to our new server and you are having dificulty sending from an iphone:

The error message might say: SMTP server not responding. Check network connection and that y ou entered the correct info in “outgoing mail server” field.

DO the following:

The outgoing settings should be over port 26 (no SSL encryption) or 465 (with SSL encryption). The authentication setting should be
password or normal password if there is an option.

Screen shots for iphone set up, showing all the settings, and how to get to the password checkmark which is important in the set up

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go into the mail settings and choose the account you wish to set


then go to outgoing settings





if you continue to have issues sending out to gmail and hotmail accounts
“Go into Settings>Mail, Contacts, Calendars>your account>Outgoing mail Server SMTP>Primary Server then turn Server ON and
fill in both User Name + Password under Outgoing Mail Server”