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    Email setup - Microsoft Outlook 2007

    Setup Microsoft Outlook 2007 to receive and send email.

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    This archived article may contain information that's not up-to-date. It's here so you can still refer to this older info, but it's not regularly maintained and our Customer Support Advisors won't be able to help with queries about it.

    If you've got a question about this article, why not ask the Plusnet Community? Or, for the latest Help & Support articles, head over to Plusnet Help.

    If you need help setting up Outlook 2007, watch our help video or follow the steps below.

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    This guide applies to Microsoft Outlook 2007 for Windows. The screenshots shown here were taken using Windows 7.

    This guide applies to Microsoft Outlook 2007 for Windows. The screenshots shown here were taken using Windows 7.

    1. If this is the first time you've opened Outlook 2007, the Welcome to Outlook 2007 Startup window will appear automatically. Click Next twice and continue to step 3.

      Otherwise, go to Tools on the top bar and select Email Accounts.

    1. Make sure the Email tab is selected and click New...

    1. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.

    1. Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP and click Next.

    1. Fill in your account details (see below the screenshot if you need help with this).

     

    • Your Name: Enter your name (or the name you'd like people to see when you send them email)
    • E-mail Address: Enter the address you're setting up, this could be a Plusnet address (yourname@username.plus.com) or a hosted domain address (yourname@yourdomain.co.uk)
    • Account Type: Select either POP3 or IMAP from the dropdown list (I don't know what to choose)
    • Incoming mail server: For POP3, this is mail.plus.net, for IMAP this is imap.plus.net
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): relay.plus.net
    • User name & Password: Use the username and password for this email address (I don't know what these are)

    Click Next when you've finished entering these details.

    1. There are no more settings to enter so click Finish.

    1. Click the Send/Receive button and your email will be downloaded to your Inbox.

    This guide applies to Microsoft Outlook 2007 for Windows. The screenshots shown here were taken using Windows 7.

    This guide applies to Microsoft Outlook 2007 for Windows. The screenshots shown here were taken using Windows 7.

    1. If this is the first time you've opened Outlook 2007, the Welcome to Outlook 2007 Startup window will appear automatically. Click Next twice and continue to step 3.

      Otherwise, go to Tools on the top bar and select Email Accounts.

    1. Make sure the Email tab is selected and click New...

    1. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.

    1. Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP and click Next.

    1. Fill in your account details (see below the screenshot if you need help with this).

     

    • Your Name: Enter your name (or the name you'd like people to see when you send them email)
    • E-mail Address: Enter the address you're setting up, this could be a Plusnet address (yourname@username.force9.net) or a hosted domain address (yourname@yourdomain.co.uk)
    • Account Type: Select either POP3 or IMAP from the dropdown list (I don't know what to choose)
    • Incoming mail server: For POP3, this is mail.force9.net, for IMAP this is imap.force9.net
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): relay.force9.net
    • User name & Password: Use the username and password for this email address (I don't know what these are)

    Click Next when you've finished entering these details.

    1. There are no more settings to enter so click Finish.

    1. Click the Send/Receive button and your email will be downloaded to your Inbox.

    This guide applies to Microsoft Outlook 2007 for Windows. The screenshots shown here were taken using Windows 7.

    This guide applies to Microsoft Outlook 2007 for Windows. The screenshots shown here were taken using Windows 7.

    1. If this is the first time you've opened Outlook 2007, the Welcome to Outlook 2007 Startup window will appear automatically. Click Next twice and continue to step 3.

      Otherwise, go to Tools on the top bar and select Email Accounts.

    1. Make sure the Email tab is selected and click New...

    1. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.

    1. Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP and click Next.

    1. Fill in your account details (see below the screenshot if you need help with this).

     

    • Your Name: Enter your name (or the name you'd like people to see when you send them email)
    • E-mail Address: Enter the address you're setting up, this could be a Plusnet address (yourname@username.free-online.co.uk) or a hosted domain address (yourname@yourdomain.co.uk)
    • Account Type: Select either POP3 or IMAP from the dropdown list (I don't know what to choose)
    • Incoming mail server: For POP3, this is mail.free-online.net, for IMAP this is imap.free-online.net
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): relay.free-online.net
    • User name & Password: Use the username and password for this email address (I don't know what these are)

    Click Next when you've finished entering these details.

    1. There are no more settings to enter so click Finish.

    1. Click the Send/Receive button and your email will be downloaded to your Inbox.

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