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Outlook & Outlook Express Settings
« on: March 15, 2010, 07:52:57 AM »
Instructions on changing client settings:

A: Outlook Express Mail Setting Instructions (new email system):

To get clients working in Outlook Express, go to Tools>Accounts, then go to the mail tab.
Select the mail account, then choose “properties”
Under properties,
Step1: Select the “General” tab; fill in your “Mail Account” name and your “User information”
Step 2: Select the “Advanced” tab,
Outgoing Mail (SMTP): 465
Incoming Mail (POP3): 995
Check “This server requires a secure connection (SSL)” box for both
Step 3: Select the “Servers” tab,
Incoming mail server is a “POP3” server
Change the incoming and outgoing servers to mail.mediacombb.net.
Enter your full email address and password
Check “My server requires authentication” box
Step 4: Click “Apply” to save these settings and then “Ok” to close out of properties.


B: Outlook Mail Setting Instructions (new email platform)
To get clients working in Microsoft Outlook 2007, go to Tools>Accounts, then go to the E-mail tab. Select the mail account, then choose “Change”
Step 1: Change the Incoming & Outgoing mail server names to mail.mediacombb.net
Enter your entire email address in the “Username” section
Step 2: Click on “More settings”, and then go to the “Advanced” tab.
Incoming Mail (POP3): 995
Check “This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)” box
Outgoing Mail (SMTP): 465
Choose “SSL” in the outgoing encryption dropdown.
Step3: Click on “Outgoing Server” tab and check the “My Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication section bullet “Use the same setting as my incoming mail server”
Step 4: Click ok and exit out of properties.