In this tutorial, we will 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. We also have a great guide on How to Setup Outlook 2013 to Check Your Email.
If you are unsure what your email settings are, you can find them here.
How to Setup MS Outlook 2007
Step 1. Open Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 on your local computer
Step 2. Go to Tools -> Account Settings
Step 3. Click New in the upper left corner
Step 4. Select the Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP
Step 5. Click Next in the bottom right corner
Step 6. Enter the details in each field on the screen
Your Name:Â 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
Step 7.Â Check the box next to the option to Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next in the bottom right corner
Step 8.Â Click Next on the next screen displayed to start configuring your server settings
Step 9.Â Fill in the fields on the screen
Step 10. Account Type: Select POP3 or IMAP if you are not sure of the difference please see our article on POP3 vs. IMAP
Step 11. Incoming Mail Server: enter mail.example.com (be sure to replace example.com with your actual domain name)
Step 12. Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): enter mail.example.com (be sure to replace example.com with your actual domain name)
Step 13. User Name: Enter in the full email addressÂ Â Â Password: Enter in the password for that specific email address
Step 14. Check the box next to Remember Password
Step 15. Click More Settings in the bottom right corner
Step 16. On the General Tab give your email account a name such as work
Step 17. 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
Step 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)
Step 19. Click Next and then click Finish to complete the email account set up
If you find you need further assistance please feel free to Submit a support ticket through the client area.