Set Up E-mail Account in Microsoft® Outlook 2000
Know how to set up an e-mail account in Microsoft Outlook 2000.
Microsoft Outlook is an information manager from Microsoft Corporation and is provided in both as separate application and also as a Microsoft Suite. Microsoft Outlook 2000 was included with all versions of Microsoft Office 2000 and was also available as a standalone product. It supports PC with Pentium 75 MHz or higher processor and the operating system released after Windows 95. Opening a new e-mail account in Microsoft Outlook 2000 is very simple and requires only few steps. There is a contact folder in Microsoft Outlook 2000 that stores usernames, e-mail addresses and other information of your friends. Microsoft Outlook 2000 calendar helps you by keeping track of your schedule and reminds you about the upcoming appointments. You can add appointments to your calendar directly from an e-mail message.
Following are the points to keep in mind while setting up an e-mail account in Microsoft Outlook 2000:
- Points to keep in Mind
- Add an Account
- Set up your servers
Points to keep in Mind
Before setting up an e-mail account in Microsoft Outlook 2000, you need to know the complete information about your account so that you can provide them during the set-up process. You can gather the information from the Internet Service Provider or by the e-mail provider. Collect all the details regarding the incoming and outgoing mail server then find whether you can use the dial-up connection to your ISP.
Add an Account
For sending and receiving mail in Microsoft Outlook 2000, you need to properly set up Internet Mail Information Service. Start Microsoft Outlook 2000 and in Tools menu choose 'Accounts' option. In the 'Internet account' dialog box you can select 'Add' and then click 'Mail' after which you will be provided with account set-up process. In Your Name box you need to type your display name and then proceed by clicking 'Next'. In the e-mail address box you need to type the address that is provided by the Internet service provider. Then provide your POP account name, choose your connection type and click 'Finish' button.
Under the e-mail server names, you need to type all the informations that are provided by ISP. You need to select your mail server type in 'My incoming mail server is...' option. The default server is POP3 that holds your mail. Now, you need to type your incoming mail server in the incoming mail server box. After that, you need to mention the outgoing mail server in the outgoing mail server box.
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