Finding Your Way
How Do I ... Setup Outlook 2003 for Western Email
This document explains how to setup and use Outlook 2003 for email.
The first thing you will need to do is create an account in Outlook 2003. Start by double clicking the 'Outlook 2003' icon.
When you launch Outlook for the first time you will be prompted to create an
account; otherwise, click 'Tools', then click 'Email Accounts' to pull up the 'Email Accounts' Window
When the 'E-Mail Accounts' window opens, select 'Add a new e-mail account' under the E-mail section and then click 'Next'.
Once you have have selected either 'IMAP' or 'POP3' you will see the 'Internet E-Mail Settings' window appear where you will be prompted for your account information.
Click on 'More Settings'
Click on the 'Outgoing Server' tab
Make sure that 'My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication' is checked
Make sure that 'Use same settings as my incoming mail server' is selected
Click on the 'Advanced' tab
Select 'This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)' for both the incoming and outgoing servers
Make sure that Incoming server (IMAP) is set to 993
Make sure that Outgoing server (SMTP) is set to 465
NOTE: Outgoing server (SMTP) ports available for this connection are 587 or 465. Some of Internet Service Providers are deliberately blocking some ports. If your computer cannot make SMTP port connection with one of the ports, please try another one.
Click OK to close the 'More Settings' window