Add a new e-mail account on Microsoft® Outlook 2007
What are the ways to dd a new email account in Microsoft Outlook 2007? Also, furnish details as how to protect e-mails on Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is a superior personal information manager designed and developed by Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Outlook is available as a separate application and is a component of the MS Office productivity suite. Microsoft Outlook 2003 and 2007 are two different versions of the Microsoft Outlook suite. The latest version is Microsoft Outlook 2010. Microsoft Outlook 2007 mainly serves the purpose of an e-mail application but it is also bundled with a task manager, calendar, note taking, contact manager, web browsing and journal. The alerts of the e-mail messages received in Microsoft Outlook 2007 contain the name of sender, the subject and the first two lines of the messages.
Given below are the methods to add a new e-mail account in Microsoft Outlook 2007 and ways to protect e-mails on Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Add Hotmail account
- Add Gmail account
- Protect using password
Add Hotmail account
The simplest method to add Hotmail to Microsoft Outlook 2007 is that initially you need to install the MS Outlook Hotmail Connector. After the installation you could see the Microsoft Outlook 2007 setup window and click Next button. If you’ve already got an e-mail account setup in MS Outlook, you can add a new account by clicking File and then selecting Add account. After entering the Hotmail account information you need to press Next button. MS Outlook will search for your account settings and automatically setup your account with the Hotmail connector previously installed.
Add Gmail account
In order to add Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook 2007 you need to make sure your Gmail account is set up to enable POP (Post Office Protocol). In Gmail just go to mail settings and choose the Forwarding and POP tab. Click on one of the options to enable POP. Then you need to open Microsoft Outlook 2007 and select Account settings option from Tools menu. Under Account Settings choose the E-mail tab and click on New. Then you need to enter all information about your Gmail account. Then you need to carefully follow the information in each window.
Microsoft Outlook 2007 only allows you to password protect folders. All you need to guard your mail is by placing your personal mail into particular folders and then password protect those folders. In order to password protect a folder you need to select Tools and select Options. From the given set of options you need to select the Mail Setup tab. Click Data Files and you can then pick the folders to protect. Once you finish selecting folders, click Settings and then Change Password. Enter your password, click OK, and then any mail in your selected folders would be secure.
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