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  1. Open Outlook. icon
    (It is assumed that you have used this program before so as the Internet Connection Wizard is not initiated.)
  2. Then go to Tools > Accounts

  3. Click New which is the first button on the left.

  4. On the next window that appears select the check box at the bottom Manually configure server settings or additional server types and then click Next.

  5. On the next window Choose Email Service the option Internet Email should be selected (this is the default choice) and then click Next.

  6. Common outgoing mail servers

    ISP Outgoing Mail Server
    AAPT mail.aapt.net.au
    Bigpond mail.bigpond.com
    Blink Internet mail.blink.m2.com.au
    Dodo smtp.dodo.com.au
    iiNet mail.iinet.net.au
    Internode mail.internode.on.net
    iPrimus smtp.iprimus.com.au
    OntheNet mail.onthenet.com.au
    Optusnet mail.optusnet.com.au
    Ozemail smtp.ozemail.com.au
    People Telecom smtp.syd.people.net.au
    Three (3G Mobile) smtp.three.com.au
    TPG mail.tpg.com.au
    Unwired esmtp.unwired.com.au **
    Virgin Mobile 3G smtp.virginbroadband.com.au
    Vodafone 3G smtp.vodafone.net.au
    ** Unwired accounts require authentication on the outgoing mail server. The username is 'username.unwired' and the password is as provided.
    On the next window Internet Email Settings you are required to complete various fields related with your personal data, server and logon information:
    • Your Name
      Enter your name, your nick name, or your company’s name depending on how you want to be displayed when you sent an email.
    • Email Address
      Enter your email address (in the example we are creating an email account for an imaginary email: user@yourdomain.com.au).
    • Account Type
      Should be POP3 (this is the default option).
    • Incoming mail server
      Your incoming server is mail.mydomain.com.au, where mydomain.com.au is the name of your domain.
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
      You must use the Outgoing Mail Server Name of your current Internet Server Provider (see ISP table for common SMTP settings).
    • User Name
      The email address you have been given.
    • Password
      The password is case sensitive. Decide if you want to check the "Remember password" field.
    1. Click 'more settings'
    2. Click advanced tab
    3. Untick "Leave a copy of messages on the server' and click 'OK'.

  7. When you complete all fields required click on the Test Account Settings. If you have entered correctly all needed information you should see the following screen verifying the validity of your inputs.
  8. Click on the Close button to close this window and also click on the Next button of the former window Internet Email Settings to move to the next step.
    At this stage you have completed your email setup. The process is completed when you click Finish.

  9. Finally click Close to exit the Email Accounts window.

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