How to Setup Hotmail™ in Microsoft® Outlook 2007
Outlook 2007 is an e-mail application by Microsoft and is inbuilt in Office 2007 application suite. Outlook 2007 is the successor of Outlook 2003. Compared to the previous edition this offers the enhanced features and improved security. With this application users could access e-mail messages and create multiple e-mail accounts. Users could create multiple e-mail accounts such as Yahoomail account, Gmail account, Hotmail account, etc. Hotmail accounts are one of the most popular e-mail accounts used by majority of people. This web-based application is capable of accepting e-mails and then transferring it to Outlook 2007. Creating Hotmail account in Outlook 2007 is a simple process. This new folder creates stores and synchronizes all downloaded messages and mails from Hotmail. It also enables users to read, create or reply Hotmail messages from Outlook 2007. There might arise several issues while doing so but there are numerous methods to resolve them.
Following is information about issues while setting up Hotmail account in Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Setting up Hotmail
- Issues while Setting up Hotmail
- Tips to Fix
Setting up Hotmail
Setting up Hotmail account is a simple process and is possible in two different ways. It is possible via Outlook Connector. This is a plug-in offered to both Outlook 2007 and 2003. This enables mails from your Hotmail account using Outlook 2007. After downloading and installing Outlook connector, open Outlook 2007 and select Outlook connector from menu bar. Then select 'Add New Accounts' and complete all the relevant information and click 'OK'. After adding the e-mail account, users have to restart Outlook 2007 and after this you can start Hotmail account using Outlook 2007. Another method is by using POP3.
Issues while Setting up Hotmail
There might arise several issues while setting up Hotmail account in Outlook 2007. Some issues that pertain to this process are configuration issues, authentication issues, issues due to improper connections, mainly Internet connection issues. Issues due to corrupted software and non relevant information like wrong IP address might also occur. Problem with auto configuring Hotmail account is another issue that arises with Outlook 2007.
Tips to Fix
There are numerous methods to fix issues while setting up Hotmail account in Outlook 2007. In order to solve the issues users must offer correct information regarding username, password, IP address, service providers, etc. If issues arise due to configuration users could either depend on manual or auto configuration techniques.
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