Setting Up Your POP or IMAP Email Address with Microsoft Entourage

This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Entourage® to work with your e-mail account. This tutorial focuses on setting up Microsoft Entourage 2003, but these settings are similar in other versions of Microsoft Entourage. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Entourage by using the settings in this tutorial.

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Entourage

  1. Open Microsoft Entourage 2004.
  2. From the Tools menu, select Accounts.
  3. Click New.
  4. If the Account Setup Assistant window displays, click Configure account manually.
  5. Select POP or IMAP for the account type, and then click OK.
  6. On the Edit Account window, enter your information as follows:
  7. Account name
    Name for your account, for example: My Mail, Work, or Home.
    Your first and last name.
    E-mail address
    Your email address.
    Account ID
    Your email address, again.
    POP server
    POP or IMAP,
    Your email account password.
    SMTP server for your outgoing mail server.

    Click Click here for more advanced sending options.

    NOTE: "" is an SMTP relay server. In order to use this server to send e-mails, you must first activate SMTP relay on your e-mail account. Log on to your Manage Email Accounts page to set up SMTP relay. If you do not have SMTP relay set up and your Internet Service Provider (ISP) allows it, you can use the outgoing mail server for your Internet Service Provider. Contact your Internet Service Provider to get this setting.

  8. Select Override default SMTP port, and then change the number to 80.
  9. Select SMTP server requires authentication and Use same settings as receiving mail server . Click OK.

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