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| TXT | Setting up BluegrassNet E-mail in Outlook 2010 or 2013
Posted by , Last modified by Chris Johnson on 12 October 2015 01:05 PM
Set up a POP3 or IMAP4 connection to your email in Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013
 
Open Outlook. If the Microsoft Outlook Startup wizard appears, on the first page of the wizard, click Next. Then, on the E-mail Accounts page, click Next to set up an email account.
 
If the Microsoft Outlook Startup wizard doesn't appear, on the Outlook toolbar, click the File tab. Then, just above the Account Settings button, click Add Account.
 
Click Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and then click Next.
 
On the Choose Service page, select Internet E-mail, and then click Next.
 
Provide the following information on the Internet E-mail Settings page.
 
Under User Information:
 
In the Your Name box, enter the name you want users to see when you send email from this account.
 
In the E-mail Address box, enter your email address. (name@bluegrass.net)
 
Under Server Information:
 
Under Account Type, select IMAP or POP3.
 
In the Incoming mail server box, enter: mail.bluegrass.net
 
In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, enter: mail.bluegrass.net
 
Under Logon Information:
 
In the User Name box, enter your email address. (name@bluegrass.net)
 
In the Password box, enter your password. If you want Outlook to remember your password, make sure the check box next to Remember password is selected.
 
At the bottom of the page, click More Settings, and then fill in the Internet E-Mail Settings dialog box as follows:
 
On the Outgoing Server tab, select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Make sure "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" is selected.
 
On the Advanced tab:
 
Under Incoming server (IMAP), or Incoming server (POP3), next to Use the following type of connection, select none in the drop-down list. Change the port number to 110 if you are using POP or 143 if you are using IMAP.
 
Under Outgoing server (SMTP), next to Use the following type of encrypted connection, select SSL in the drop-down list, and change the port number to 465, and then click OK.
 
If you're using POP3 and you want to keep a copy of your messages on the server, under Delivery, click Leave a copy of messages on the server. Check remove from the server after and change the number to 30. If you don't select this option, all messages will be removed from the server and stored locally on your computer.
 
On the Add New Account page, click Next. After Outlook tests your account, click Close to close the Test Account Settings dialog box.
 
On the Congratulations page, click Finish.
On the Account Settings page, click Close.

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