Microsoft Outlook - POP3 Email

Step 1: Open the Accounts View

Because you can set up as many mail accounts as you want, the Internet Accounts dialog box displays all your account information. To open it, choose Tools, Accounts from the menu bar.

Step 2: Create a New Account

The Internet Accounts dialog box has three tabs at the top. Click Mail to see only your mail accounts.  Choose Add to start creating a new account.

Step 3: Answer the Wizard's Questions

Answer the questions on each page of the Internet Connection Wizard, choosing the Next button to move from one question to the next.

Step 4: Enter Your Server Names

You may have to verify some of the wizard's questions. In particular, your POP server and SMTP server names are. Your pop server is and your SMTP server will be the one your ISP uses. This information is required if Outlook is to properly connect to your mail account for sending and retrieving mail
Step 5: Enter Your Logon Name

In this section you will need to enter the username and password of the account that you are trying to check. "Example" If I want to check the username will be me and the password will be the one I set in the Mail Manager of my Control Panel.

Step 6: Choose a Connection

Select the kind of Internet connection that your computer uses. It's often convenient to select Connect Using My Local Area Network, even if you use a modem to connect to the Internet.

Step 7: Set a Default Account

If you want to make your new account the default for sending email, select the account name and click the Set as Default button.

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