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Need a different version? Try one of these:
Outlook 2007 | Outlook Express | iPhone

How To Find Out What Version You Have
Open Outlook. Click on HELP. From the drop-down select "About Microsoft Office Outlook" and there you should find a statement about your version
outlook version check
IMPORTANT: Those of you who DO NOT know how to access to your hosting server control panel will need to let me know what email addresses you have selected to use so that I can set them on your server account.
  1. Open Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > e-Mail Accounts.

  2. At the e-Mail Accounts wizard box, select "Add a new e-Mail account" then click the Next button.

  3. At the Server Type box, select "POP3" and click the Next button.

  4. At the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) box, enter your info:
    Your Name - first and last name.
    e-Mail Address - your e-mail address.
    User Name - supplied by your ISP (ask me for yours)
    Password - supplied by your ISP (ask me for yours)
    Incoming mail server (POP3) - supplied by your ISP - usually your domain name (ask me for yours)
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP) - supplied by your ISP (ask me for yours)

    NOTE: If you are using WildwoodHosting.com then use the following settings:
    Incoming mail server (POP3) - mail.your domain name.com
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP) - mail.your domain name.com
    This outgoing SMTP does require authentification, however If you choose to not check it, normally everything will still work. What happens is that when you download email to your computer then you get listed in an approved list allowing them you send email for a short period of time. But when you have the box checked for outgoing server authentication they don’t have to download first before sending. The advantage of leaving it uncheced is not having to download mail before sending mail. The advantage to checking the box for authentification is that it makes it more difficult for a virus to use your mailbox to send spam.
    Wildwood Hosting clients also note that if you are using the default name for the mail account the username is the account username. But when you create additional mailboxes then you have to use the whole email address as the User Name.

    If I tell you that your outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication, then do the following:
  5. Click "More Settings."
    On the Internet e-Mail Settings window, click the "Outgoing Server" tab.
    Put a check by "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."
    Click OK.

  6. Now you are ready to test the connection to verify that your account is working. Note: your computer must be connected to the Internet to complete this step. Click the "Test Account Settings" button. If there is missing or incorrect information, you will be prompted to correct it. If the connection was successful you will see the following screen:

    Click the "Close" button.
  7. Back at the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) box, click the "Next" button. At the Congratulations box, click Finish.

    You will need to do the above for each of the email names you are using.


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