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Outlook 2007 settings

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Note 1: The Information Commons and UTM Help Desks do not provide support for Microsoft Outlook

This page is provided to help Outlook users properly configure Outlook for use with UTORmail. We cannot help with any features beyond basic configuration for use with our IMAP environment. We do not test, recommend, or use Outlook's calendaring, notes, group folders, filtering rules, or any other features beyond basic IMAP setup.

Quick Reference For Experienced Users

If you are experienced configuring E-mail client software, just use the values in the Values Summary box below:
General Configuration Values for Outlook 2007
Configuration Setting: Configuration Value:
Email Address Your "" email address
Incoming Server   enable SSL, port 993
Outgoing Server:   enable TLS, port 587
Incoming User name: Your "" email address
Outgoing User name: Your "" email address

Creating an Account in Outlook 2007

  1. Start Outlook.
  2. Click Tools > Account Settings...

  3. Click New...

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

  5. Select Internet E-mail and click Next

  6. Enter Your Name in the box labeled Your Name

    • Enter your in the box labeled E-mail Address
    • Set the "Account Type" to IMAP
    • Enter in the box labeled Incoming mail server (IMAP)
    • Enter in the box labeled Outgoing mail server (SMTP).
    • Enter your UTORid in the box labeled User Name.

  7. Click More Settings.

  8. In the window that appears, click on the Outgoing Server tab.
    • Click the check box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
    • Confirm that Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.

  9. Click on the Advanced tab.
    • For the box labeled Use the following type of encrypted connection:, under Incoming server (IMAP) select SSL.
    • Confirm that the server port number for the incoming server changed to 993 (this will happen automatically when you check the box in the previous step).
    • Change the port number to 587 under Outgoing server (SMTP), and select TLS for the box labeled Use the following type of encrypted connection:.

  10. Click OK to close the Internet E-mail Settings window.
  11. Click Next in the "Add New E-mail Account" window
  12. At this point you will be prompted for your UTORid password, to allow you to log in to your newly created account. Type your password in the box labeled "password", and click OK. You may be notified that the root folder path has changed, and that "Outlook has flushed all cached folders". This is normal. Click OK to continue.
  13. Click "Finish" in the "E-mail Accounts" window.

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Last update: 2010-03-09 17:15
Author: CP
Revision: 1.6