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Email Using Outlook 2000 (windows)

 The following tutorial applies to:

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

Step 1

Double-click the Microsoft Outlook 2000 icon.
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Step 2

Click the Next button.
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Step 3

Click the Next button.
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Step 4

Click the Next button.
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Step 5

Check the box next to Internet E-mail.
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Click the Next button.

Step 6

Click the Setup Mail Account button.
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Step 7

In the Mail account field, type a name for your email account (i.e. WestGa).
In the Name field, type your full name.
In the E-mail address field, type your full email address (e.g., jdoe@westga.edu).
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Step 8

Click on the Servers tab.
In the Incoming Mail field, type your incoming mail server. If you're using POP, this will be pop.westga.edu. If you're using IMAP this will be imap.westga.edu.

On Campus
In the Outgoing mail (SMTP) field, type smtp.westga.edu.


In the Account name field, type your user name.
In the Password field, type your email password.
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Off Campus
In the Outgoing mail (SMTP) field, type your INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER'S Sendmail or SMTP server information.
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Check the box next to My server requires authentication.
Click the Settings button.
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Select Log on using.
In the Account name field, type your username for your INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER that you are currently using to connect to the Internet.
In the Password field, type your INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER password.
Check the box next to Remember password.
Click the OK button.

Click on the Advanced tab
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Under Incoming Mail, check This server requires a secure connection (SSL). (*The number in the box will change to 993 if you're using IMAP or 995 if you're using POP.)

Click the OK button.

Step 9

Click the Next button.
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Step 10

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