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Email Using Outlook 2002/2003 (windows)

 The following tutorial applies to:

If your email address ends with "@my.westga.edu", please view the information for Student Email.

Step 1

Open Microsoft Outlook.
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Step 2

From the Tools menu, choose E-Mail Accounts.
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Step 3

Select

Click Next to continue. (*When making changes to your account, skip instructions 5-6 below.)
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Step 4


Select POP3 or IMAP:

    * POP3 actually downloads your mail from the mail server to your PC.
    * IMAP synchronizes your local folders with your mail folders online - helpful if you need access to your mail from multiple locations.

Click Next to continue.
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Step 5

Complete the fields as indicated.

Your Name
   This is simply how Outlook will refer to you.

Email Address
   username@westga.edu

Incoming Mail Server
   If you're using POP, this is pop.westga.edu. If you're using IMAP, this is imap.westga.edu.

Outgoing Mail Server
On Campus:   smtp.westga.edu

Off Campus: your INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER'S Sendmail or SMTP server information


Username
   Your email user id
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Step 6

Click the Finish button.
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Congratulations! You're Ready To Use Your Email!