Outlook Configuration

Step 1: open Outlook, and click on tools->accounts

Step 2: click Add->Mail

Step 3: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the from: field of all outgoing mail.

Step 4: Enter the email address which the others will use to send email messages to you.

Step 5: Incoming(POP3) server: mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing(SMTP) server: mail.yourdomain.com

Step 6: Account username: account@yourdomain.com (not just account!!!)
Password: ***

Step 7: Click Finish.

Step 8: Now click once on the newly created account, and choose “Properties”. Go to the ‘servers’ tab and check my server requires authentication.

Step 9: Now select log on using and enter the complete email address and password again.

If you want the messages to be kept on the server, choose the ‘advanced’ tab and check ‘leave a copy of messages on server’, click OK.

Step 9: You are done!

NOTE: All our shared hosting servers have a 60 checks per hour limit. If you hit this limit in any hour you’ll be locked out for the rest of the hour.

Instructions for Outlook Express
you will need to click Tools > Options > General and disable where it says “check for new messages every xx minutes”. If you do not want to disable it just set it to check less often (30 minutes or higher). keep in mind the more computers you have auto checking or checking the mail the quicker you will hit this limit.

Instructions for Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Outlook > Tools > Options > Mail Setup > Send/Receive
Uncheck “Schedule an automatic send/receive” or keep the setting to 30 minutes or higher.