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E-mail > Setup
Outlook 2007

This article will show you how to configure Outlook 2007 to use your USFamily.Net email address. The following topics are covered:

Creating a New Account
Creating a new email account in Outlook 2007 has been streamlined for a simple setup. The following instructions will show you how to set this up.

  • In Outlook 2007, click on Tools at the top, and select Account Settings

  • In the Account Settings window, select New

  • Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and click on Next

  • Enter your name, email address, and email address password, and click on Next

  • Now it will attempt to automatically configure your email account for you. Generally it will attempt to set it up using an encrypted connection, which will fail. Select Next to configure the account using an unencrypted connection. If it is successful, select Finish. If it is not successful, you will need to setup your account manually.

Manual Configuration
This will show you how to configure your account manually. To do so, use the following instructions:

  • In Outlook 2007, click on Tools at the top, and select Account Settings.

  • In the Account Settings window, select New.

  • Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and click on Next

  • Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next

  • Select Internet E-mail and click Next

  • Enter your name and email address.
  • Set the account type to POP3, and enter the following for the server addresses:
    • Incoming mail server: mail.usfamily.net
    • Outgoing mail server: mail.usfamily.net
  • For the username, enter your full email address, and then for the password, enter your email password. It is recommended that Remember Password is checked.
  • Click on More Settings

  • Select the Outgoing Server tab.
  • Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
  • Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server
  • Click on Ok

  • click Next, and then click on Finish

Advanced SMTP Authentication
If you use another company for your email, you will need to change your settings slightly in order to be able to send mail. These instructions will show you how to do this.

  1. Select Tools and then Accounts Settings.
  2. Under the Email tab at the top, highlight your mail account.
  3. Click on Change.
  4. Under Outgoing mail server (SMTP), make sure it says mail.usfamily.net
  5. Click on More Settings.
  6. Select the Outgoing Server tab.
  7. Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
  8. Select Log on using.
  9. The user name is your full USFamily.net email address.
  10. The password is the password for that email address.
  11. Select Remember password.
  1. Select the Advanced tab.
  2. Set Outgoing server (SMPT) to 587
  3. Click Ok.
  4. Click Next and then Finish.

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