Microsoft Outlook 2007 POP3

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These are the steps necessary to set up Microsoft Outlook 2007 for use with a Pipeline email account via the POP3 protocol.


Step 1 - Open Outlook 2007

Open Microsoft Outlook 2007 and select Tools >> Account Settings from the file menu at the top.


Step 2 - Account Settings

Select New... from the Email tab.


Step 3 - Auto Account Setup

Check Manually configure server settings or additional server types and then click Next.


Step 4 - Choose Email Service

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


Step 5 - Internet E-mail Settings

  1. Enter your name and e-mail address in the User Information field.
  2. Choose POP3 for Account Type.
  3. Enter for both Incoming mail server and Outgoing mail server (SMTP).
  4. Enter your Pipeline Username (without in the User Name field along with your Pipeline password in the Password field.
  5. Be sure to check Remember Password if you do not wish to be prompted for your password every time you check your email.


Step 6 - Authenicated SMTP

In order to send email from off-campus, authenticated SMTP must be used.

  1. Click the More Settings... and select the Outgoing Server tab.
  2. Check the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  3. Select the Use same settings as my incoming mail server radio button then click OK.
  4. Select the Advanced tab and verify that the outgoing port is set to 587.
  5. Click OK.


Step 7 - Confirm Settings

Click Next, then Finish and finally, close the Account Settings window. Microsoft Outlook 2007 is now configured for use with Pipeline.

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