Entourage 2008 - Creating a POP Account

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The following steps will assist you in setting your e-mail account up in Entourage 2008:

1. In Entourage, click on Account Settings. Click the New button and ensure that POP is selected in the Account type drop-down menu, and click the OK button.

2. On the Edit Account screen, perform the following steps:
  • Account Name: Enter a descriptive name for the account.
  • Name: Enter your name. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send.
  • E-mail address: Enter your e-mail address (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Account ID: Enter your e-mail using lowercase characters (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • POP server: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)
  • Password: Enter the password for your e-mail account.

3. Select Click here for advanced receiving options, located below the POP server box. In the pop-up screen, do the following:
  • Do not check the This POP service requires a secure connection (SSL) box.
  • Ensure the POP port is: 110
  • Leave the Always use secure password box unchecked.
  • Click the Close button, located in the upper left corner.
4. SMTP Server: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)

5. Select Click here for advanced sending options, located below the SMTP server box. In the pop-up screen, do the following:
  • Do not check the SMTP service requires secure connection (SSL) box.
  • Check the Override default SMTP port box, and set the port to: 587
  • Check the SMTP server requires authentication box.
  • Click the Use same settings as receiving mail server radio button.
  • Click the Close button, located in the upper left corner.

6. Select the OK button.

7. Click the Close button, located in the upper left corner.
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