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Outlook & Outlook Express Settings
« on: March 15, 2010, 07:52:57 AM »
Instructions on changing client settings:

A: Outlook Express Mail Setting Instructions (new email system):

To get clients working in Outlook Express, go to Tools>Accounts, then go to the mail tab.
Select the mail account, then choose ?properties?
Under properties,
Step1: Select the ?General? tab; fill in your ?Mail Account? name and your ?User information?
Step 2: Select the ?Advanced? tab,
Outgoing Mail (SMTP): 465
Incoming Mail (POP3): 995
Check ?This server requires a secure connection (SSL)? box for both
Step 3: Select the ?Servers? tab,
Incoming mail server is a ?POP3? server
Change the incoming and outgoing servers to mail.mediacombb.net.
Enter your full email address and password
Check ?My server requires authentication? box
Step 4: Click ?Apply? to save these settings and then ?Ok? to close out of properties.


B: Outlook Mail Setting Instructions (new email platform)
To get clients working in Microsoft Outlook 2007, go to Tools>Accounts, then go to the E-mail tab. Select the mail account, then choose ?Change?
Step 1: Change the Incoming & Outgoing mail server names to mail.mediacombb.net
Enter your entire email address in the ?Username? section
Step 2: Click on ?More settings?, and then go to the ?Advanced? tab.
Incoming Mail (POP3): 995
Check ?This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)? box
Outgoing Mail (SMTP): 465
Choose ?SSL? in the outgoing encryption dropdown.
Step3: Click on ?Outgoing Server? tab and check the ?My Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication section bullet ?Use the same setting as my incoming mail server?
Step 4: Click ok and exit out of properties.