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In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to set up MS Outlook 2007 to check your email. Outlook 2007 will allow you to send and receive emails from your desktop without logging into webmail. You must have an email account already created in cPanel to do so. If you have not done so already, please refer to our tutorial on creating email accounts in cPanel.

  1. Open Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 on your local computer
  2. Go to Tools -> Account Settings
  3. Click “New” in the upper left corner
  4. Select the “Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP
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  6. Click “Next” in the bottom right corner
  7. Enter the details in each field on the screen

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    • Your Name: This is how you want your name to appear in emails
    • E-Mail Address: this is your full email address
    • Password: Enter in the password for this specific email account
    • Re-Type Password: Enter the same password as above
  8. Check the box next to the option to “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” and click “Next” in the bottom right corner
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  10. Click “Next” on the next screen displayed to start configuring your server settings
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  12. Fill in the fields on the screen

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    • Account Type: Select POP3 or IMAP if you’re not sure of the difference please see our article on POP3 vs. IMAP
    • Incoming Mail Server: enter mail.yourdomain.com (be sure to replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name)
    • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): enter mail.yourdomain.com (be sure to replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name)
    • User Name: Enter in the full email address
    • Password: Enter in the password for that specific email address
    • Check the box next to “Remember Password
  13. Click “More Settings” in the bottom right corner
  14. On the “General" Tab give your email account a name such as “work
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  16. Go to the “Outgoing Server” Tab and make sure to check the box next to the option “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" and be sure the radio button is checked next to “Use same settings as my incoming mail server
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  18. Click on the “Connection” tab and select the type of internet connect you are using. Then click “OK” on the bottom right of the popup (most customers do not need to do this step)
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  20. Click “Next” and then click “Finish” to complete the email account set up
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Your email account set up is complete. For more information on making changes to settings or troubleshooting email issues, please see our Support Center Email section for more information. If you find you need further assistance please feel free to ask a question on our support center website.

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2012-09-26 11:54 am
When I follow these directions for Outlook 2007 using IMAP, my Outlook 2007 ends up with 2 structures. I have a Personal Folders section with an empty Inbox, but items in my sent box. And a separate section that has only my inbox, and that inbox has my email. There should only be 1 inbox, what is going on?
Staff
16,652 Points
2012-09-26 12:29 pm
Hello ddynamics,

That is due to your Outlook having the default delivery location set to your local computer. You can set that location to be the server inbox, I believe you can do that in the following location:

Tools-> Account Settings-> Change Folder

(I do not have a copy of Outlook for confirmation)

This will allow your outlook to use the server Inbox instead of the local one.

Best Regards,
Scott M
2012-09-26 12:44 pm
Sorry. That did not help. In Outlook 2007 that path of options you gave (from Google I assume) does not exist. The only Folder option I found is Tools -> Account Settings -> Change -> More Settings -> Folders tab. But that only lets you change the Sent folder.
2012-09-26 12:48 pm
I just found this Microsoft site link.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/exchangesvrclients/thread/ee7a52bc-2a42-4149-b6f8-bf212b00bf42

Turns out this behaviour is by design for all versions of Outlook using IMAP. So I guess I live with it.
Staff
16,652 Points
2012-09-26 12:57 pm
Hello ddynamics,

Thank you for the link, I will save that for future use in future questions and possibly a new article.

Best Regards,
Scott M
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2014-02-28 5:36 am

Hi,

      One of my team member getting double mails every time in inbox. I have cross check every thing which you mention above. No visus found in that pc . Please let me know how I can resolve the issue.

Staff
8,050 Points
2014-02-28 8:44 am
Are they using POP or IMAP? Do they see the emails twice within webmail as well? Are they using multiple devices to check their email?
n/a Points
2014-02-28 9:04 am

Thanks for quick response They are using POP and  there is only single mail showing in webmail but in outlook 2007 they got multiple mails and they are using dedicated PC for mail.

Staff
8,050 Points
2014-02-28 9:12 am
It certainly seems as if the mail client is pulling the messages down, then duplicating them after they are saved on your computer. Without looking directly at your Outlook configuration, I am unsure as to what exactly is causing it, but I recommend looking over all of your settings, and possibly removing and then re-adding the account to the client. Be sure that you back up your emails before you remove it if you do this as it will cause emails to become removed.
n/a Points
2014-03-03 1:58 am

Thanks for reply, Problem is resolved after upgrade 2007 to 2010 and now everything is working.

n/a Points
2014-03-26 4:26 pm

hi, i just got outlook 2007 used to have outlook 2003 for my job, when i view an email, and i delete it, it does not go directly to next email, how can i change setting so i can view, delete and view next email automatically.

tks.

Staff
9,962 Points
2014-03-26 4:57 pm
Hello John, and thank you for your comment.

In Outlook 2007 if you would like the behavior changed after you delete a message this can be modified by going to Tools > Options... in the menu. Beside the very first section for E-Mail, click on E-mail Options....

At the very top you should see After moving or deleting an open item:, and here you'd want to select the option Open the previous item from the drop-down. Then simply click on OK to save the setting.

Please let us know if you had any further questions at all!

- Jacob
n/a Points
2014-04-04 12:27 pm

TKS JACOB FOR YOUR HELP IT WORKED 

Staff
9,962 Points
2014-04-04 12:54 pm
Hello again John,

No problem at all, glad that fixed your problem! Thanks for letting me know that does work, I'm sure it will come up again down the road with another user.

- Jacob
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2014-04-04 3:57 am

Task 'pop.gmail.com - Receiving' reported error (0x80042108) : 'Outlook cannot connect to your incoming (POP3) e-mail server. If you continue to receive this message, contact your server administrator or Internet service provider (ISP).' HOW TO Salve This

Staff
8,050 Points
2014-04-04 9:55 am
It sounds like you may just have some incorrect settings defined there. Be sure to check over all of your settings and that they match the settings provided within the Gmail POP documentation.
n/a Points
2014-06-02 6:08 pm

I'm trying to configure an email account on outlook 2007.

All the information are entered correctly .But (IMAP) "the connection to the server failed" is the message i'm getting while testing the connection.

Outlook is also not able to connect to my outgoing email server.

At the same time my emails goes to my webmail account.But when i tried to login to my webmail account through google,it also could not connect.

Please help....

Staff
9,962 Points
2014-06-02 6:27 pm
Hello Atul, and thanks for your comment.

How are you trying to login to webmail? Are you going to your domain name followed by /webmail such as http://example.com/webmail?

If you aren't able to login to webmail, chances are a desktop email client isn't going to work either. Because they both use IMAP in order to connect to the server and get messages.

In order to help you troubleshoot this problem, we'd need a bit more information from you. Such as the email address you are trying to connect with, and the mail server you are currently trying to use. If you'd like to go ahead and reply to this comment with that info, we can keep that info private and try to find out for you what's wrong.

It sounds like the address you're using to access your mail is incorrect, so please double-check your email settings to make sure they are correct.

- Jacob
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2014-07-04 1:02 pm

Just set up outlook 07. How can I just view one of the email accounts and not all email from my account and my wife's. Currently the emails are showing up grouped as one.  There are already two separate accounts. Thanks

Staff
9,962 Points
2014-07-04 1:53 pm
Hello John,

If you want to manage 2 separate email accounts in Outlook 2007 you have two options.

1. Create two different profiles, one for each mail account.
2. Add both mail accounts to one profile, then setup email filters to move them to separate folders

Please let us know if you had any further questions at all.

- Jacob
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2014-08-05 8:59 pm

After using live.mail for years, I set up Outlook 2007. As a result all of my old emails disappeared from live. Is ther any way to have the emails appear in both live and Outlook.

Staff
8,247 Points
2014-08-05 9:51 pm
Hello Jim,

Thank you for your question. The best options may be to setup both accounts using the IMAP option. By default, IMAP leaves the emails on the server, so you will see the same INBOX in both Livemail, and Outlook 2007.

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.
Thank you,

-John-Paul

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