Microsoft Outlook 2007 - Default Port - Setup Guide

Important Points

  • First you need to make sure the email address(es) you will be sending from have been authorised for your account in our Control Panel .
  • These instructions assume your email account has already been setup and is collecting email correctly.
  • Take a note of any settings you change.
  • Only change the items specified - you should not need to change either your email address, POP3 server, POP3 username / password.
  • We have instructions for both default SMTP port and alternate SMTP port configurations -alternate port is generally used if your ISP blocks the normal port 25 SMTP access (as many do these days!).

Step One

  • Load Microsoft Outlook 2007
  • From the main screen open the 'Tools' menu and then select 'Account Settings...'
Outlook 2007 - Step 1 - Go to the Tools menu and click Account Settings

Step Two

  • Select your email account from the list.
  • Click the 'Change...' button
Outlook 2007 - Step 2 - Click Change to access outgoing mail server settings

Step Three

  • Change the 'Outgoing mail server (SMTP)' to the SMTP server we supplied with your signup email
  • Click the 'More Settings...' button
Outlook 2007 - Step 3 - Change outgoing mail server to AuthSMTP's and then click More Settings

Step Four

  • Select the 'Outgoing Server' tab.
  • Tick 'My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication'
  • Select 'Log on using'
  • Enter the AuthSMTP username and password we supplied when you signed up
  • Tick the 'Remember password' option
Outlook 2007 - Step 4 - Go to the Outgoing Server tab, tick outgoing server requires authentication and enter your AuthSMTP username and password

Step Five

  • Click the 'Next >' button then the 'Finish' button
Outlook 2007 - Step 5 - Click Next and then Finish to complete setup of AuthSMTP outgoing email relay service

Step Six

  • You should now be back to the main Outlook 2007 screen
  • Close Outlook 2007 and then reload
  • Check you are online then test to ensure you can send mail correctly
  • All done!