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How do I set up outbound SMTP on Microsoft Outlook 2007

Problem:

How do I set up outbound SMTP on Microsoft Outlook 2007?
How do I set up outMail on Microsoft Outlook 2007?

Solution:

Follow the guide below to configure Microsoft Outlook 2007 to send emails using the outMail service.

Launch Outlook 2007 from the Desktop or from the Start > All Programs menu. The icon looks like the one shown below.

Microsoft Outlook 2007 icon

Go to the Tools menu and select Account Settings….

Outlook Account Settings

A window entitled 'Account Settings' will open with the E-mail tab selected.

Click on the desired email account.

Email account Settings

A window entitled 'Change E-mail Settings' will open. Change the option Outgoing mail server (SMTP) to mxXXXXXX.smtp-engine.com and then click on the "More Settings..." button.

Change Outlook Email Settings

Another window will appear called "Internet E-mail Settings". Select the "Outgoing Server" tab.

Tick the option "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication"

Select the option "Log on using"

Enter the username and password you were provided for outMail.

Ensure the "Require Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" option is unchecked

Now enter the following e-mail account settings.

Change Outlook Outgoing Server Settings

Click OK to return to the previous window

Click Next and then Finish.

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Summary of server details

Outgoing server

mxXXXXXX.smtp-engine.com

As provided in your signup email.

Outgoing server protocol

SMTP

Outgoing server port

25, 587, 2525 or 8025

Authentication Type

Basic Authentication

Username

As provided

Password

As provided

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