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Step 1:
Run Outlook and from the Tools menu select Email Accounts...


Step 2:
Select the Option to Add a new email account

Then click on Next >


Step 3:
Select POP3

Then click on Next >


 

Step 4:
Complete the fields on this page with the appropriate infformation including the Username and Password we will have given you.

 

Select Remember password if you wish - it means you will not have to re-enter your password every time you use Outlook.

The outgoing mail server (SMTP) can be set to mail.yourdomain.co.uk (where yourdomain.co.uk is the actual name of your hosted domain) or it can be set to the SMTP server name given to you by you internet access provider.

Then click on More Settings...


Step 5:
under the General tab you have the option to enter an Organisation name. This will then appear in the headers of each email you send.

It is not necessaary to put anything in the Reply E-mail field.


Step 6:
If you have set your SMTP server to be mail.yourdomain.co.uk in step 4 then under the Outgoing Server tab it is important to select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as my incoming server

Then click on OK


Step 7: (Optional)
Click on the Connections tab if you wish to specify which Internet connection to use with this account you have just created. The Astrohosts servers should work with any Internet connection so it is possible to leave this box unticked but if you wish to specify a particular connection or ISP tick the box and select the appropriate connection from the drop-down menu.

Hint: If you connect to the Internet using ADSL or a cable modem you should probably select Local Area Network.

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Step 8:
That's it! We're all done. Click OK.

Hint: Try testing the system by sending an email to yourself. When you've done that, wait a few seconds then see if you have received it.


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