Outlook 2007: Set up email

This article is specific to Workspace email, only. Click here for Office 365 Outlook 2007 instructions.

You can set up your Workspace email in Microsoft® Outlook 2007. We recommend using the Outlook Setup Tool, to automatically set up your email in Outlook 2007. But if you want to set up your email yourself, follow these instructions.

  1. Open Outlook 2007.
  2. If this is the first time you've opened Outlook 2007, you'll see a welcome screen.
    1. Click Next.
      Outlook 2007 welcome screen, click Next
    2. Select Yes, and click Next.
      Select Yes, click Next
    3. At the bottom of the window, click Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and click Next.
      Click Manually configure, click Next
    4. Make sure Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP is selected, and click Next.
      Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, click Next
  3. If you've already set up an email address Outlook 2007, you'll see the inbox screen.
    1. Click the Tools menu, and select Account Settings.
      Click Tools, select Account Settings
    2. Click New.
      Click New
    3. Make sure Internet E-mail is selected, and click Next.
      Select Internet E-mail, click Next
  4. Enter your Workspace email details.
    Field What to enter
    Your Name The name you want to show as the From display, on your emails
    E-mail Address Your Workspace email address
    Account Type Select IMAP or POP, depending on your account. How do I know if my account is IMAP or POP?
    Incoming mail server, Outgoing mail server (SMTP) Enter the servers shown in your Email Setup Center.

    Find out more about the Email Setup Center.

    User Name Your full Workspace email address, again
    Password Your Workspace email password
    Remember password Make sure this option is checked
    Enter Workspace email details
  5. On the right, click More Settings...
    Click More Settings...
  6. Go to the Outgoing Server tab.
  7. Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  8. Select Log on using, and enter your Workspace email details.
    Field What to enter
    User Name Your full Workspace email address, one more time
    Password Your Workspace email password, again
    Remember password Make sure this option is checked
    On Outgoing Server tab, select requires authentication, enter email details
  9. Click OK.
    Click OK
  10. Back on the email details page, click Next.
    Click Next
  11. When your email set up is finished, you will see a screen that says Congratulations! Click Finish.
    Click Next

Next step

  • Send yourself a test email message from your webmail, to be sure your email is set up correctly. When you receive it, reply from Outlook, so you can test your outgoing server settings, too.

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