Set up email in Outlook 2000

  1. Open up Outlook then click on the tools menu at the top, then select 'Accounts' from the drop-down menu.

  2. The next step is to tell Outlook that you want to setup a new mail account. This is done by clicking on the 'add' button, then selecting the mail submenu item.

  3. Once the new window appears, input your name (This is used on all mail you send as the sender of the mail - e.g. From: John Smith). Once done, click next.

  4. Input your email address. Once done, click next.

  5. This step configures what servers to use when you are sending mail and receiving it. The settings should be set to the following (Once done, click next):

    My Incoming mail server is a POP3 server.
    Incoming mail server is (this may vary, please ask if unsure)
    Outgoing mail server is (this may vary, please ask if unsure)

  6. Here you enter your username and password, which we have given to you. Please make sure that Log on using Secire Password Autentication (SPA) is left unticked.

  7. Select 'Connect using my local area network (LAN). Click next.

  8. Once done, click next, then finish. The email account will now appear in your Internet Accounts box.

  9. Now click properties and go to the 'Servers' tab. Then tick the box at bottom which reads 'My server requires authentication'.

  10. Optionally you can go to the 'Advanced' tab and tick 'Leave a copy of messages on server', and then tick 'Remove from server after n day(s)' and set the number of days to 7.
  11. Once done click OK and then click close to finish.