How to configure your email account in Outlook 2007
It’s good to configure your email account in Outlook. Reasons are-
- You can access your emails offline
- It’s easy to search, categorize and label your emails.
- You can take backup and carry your emails in a pen drive to any other system or keep it safe in your local system.
so let’s configure your account in next simple steps:
Step 1: Go to Tools -> Options -> Mail Setup -> E-mail Accounts button -> Click new button
Step 2: By clicking new button a wizard will open (Add New Email Account Wizard). Select Microsoft Exchange, Pop3,IMAP, or HTTP and click Next.
Step 3: The next window you will see of Auto Account Setup. Please fill your details here (Name, Email and Password of your email account) and click Next.
Note: If you have account details of your email you should keep the option checked of Manual configuration option (Manually configure server settings or additional server types) else you should leave it unchecked(Outlook will automatically detect settings for your email account).
Step 4: In next window you will see three options. Choose Internet E-mail.
Step 5: In next window you have to fill your mail configuration details like POP3 server and SMTP server. If you are trying to configure Gmail account. You can check out these settings Get started with IMAP and POP3.
Step 6: Now click Next and finish the wizard.
Hurray, you have successfully configured your email account in Outlook.
Also don’t forget to keep password on your Outlook to keep it secure.