Microsoft Outlook 2003: Create an e-mail profile in Windows XP
If the current e-mail profile that you are working with isn’t working properly and you fear that it may soon stop working, you might take charge of the situation by creating another e-mail profile on your e-mail application. In addition to this, by creating separate accounts on the Microsoft Outlook 2003 program you can easily segregate your personal and professional mails and not worry about mixing and messing up both. Creating an e-mail profile in your Microsoft Outlook 2003 application is a simple task and you can follow the steps provided below to complete it.
On your Windows XP-based PC, this is what you need to do:
1. Click on the ‘Start’ button.
2. Go to the ‘Control Panel’
• If the ‘Control Panel’ is in ‘Classic View’, double-click Mail. The Mail Setup dialog box will appear.
3. In the ‘Mail Setup’ dialog box, click on ‘Show Profiles’.
4. On the ‘General’ tab, under ‘When starting Microsoft Office Outlook, use this profile’, click ‘Prompt for a profile to be used’.
5. Click on ‘Add’.
6. In the ‘Profile Name’ box, type the name that you want to use for the new e-mail profile, and then click ‘OK’.
7. In the ‘E-mail Accounts’ dialog box, click ‘Add a new e-mail account’, and then click ‘Next’.
8. Click the appropriate server type for your new e-mail account, and then click ‘Next’.
9. Type your account information in the required boxes, and then click ‘Next’.
10. Click ‘Finish’ and then click ‘OK’.
By following the above mentioned steps, you can easily create as many profiles as you need and assign each profile to record the messages, mail details, configuration and settings, etc. This will allow you to better manage your tasks.
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