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Outlook 2002 2003 Setting Up Sending and Receiving Email
  • Article ID: 34728
  • Last modified date: January 21, 2015 14:01
  • Email Client: Outlook (2000 2003 2007)
  • Email Operating System(s):


How to Set Up Outlook 2002-2003 to Send and Receive Email
  1. You will need the server settings for your e-mail address, click here to get these settings.

  2. Open Microsoft Outlook.

  3. Choose E-Mail Accounts from the Toolsmenu.


  4. Select Add a new e-mail account.

  5. Click the Next button.

  6. Select POP3.

  7. Click the Next button.

  8. In the Your Name field type your name.

  9. In the E-mail Address field type your full EarthLink email address (e.g., johndoe@earthlink.net).

  10. In the Incoming mail server (POP3) field , type your Incoming mail server (POP).

    Important: Refer to step 1 to find out the email server settings for your email address.

  11. In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) field, type smtpauth.earthlink.net.

  12. In the User Name field type your full EarthLink email address (e.g., johndoe@earthlink.net).

  13. In the Password field type your email password.

  14. Click the More Settings button.

  15. Click on the Outgoing Server tab.

  16. Check the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

  17. Select Log on using.

  18. In the User Name field type your full Earthlink email address (e.g., johndoe@earthlink.net).

  19. In the Password field type your password.

  20. Check the box next to Remember password.

  21. Click the OK button.

  22. Click on the Advanced tab.

  23. Check the contents of the Outgoing mail (SMTP) field. If it is not 587, delete the contents and type 587.

  24. Click the OK button.


    Note: Port 587 will work on any ISP network. As a last resort, if all else fails, you can convert back to port 25; however port 25 will only work if you are connected to the Earthlink Network, so it should only be used if all else fails.

  25. Click the Next button.

  26. Click the Finish button.


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