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Configuring Outlook 2007

Use the following steps to configure Outlook 2007 for POP or IMAP access to UMConnect.

Please note that we recommend using an Exchange connection to access UMConnect if at all possible.

1.  Open Outlook. If the Account Settings dialog box doesn't open automatically, do the following:

  • On the Tools menu, click Account Settings.
  • In the Account Settings dialog box, on the Email tab, click New.

2.  On the Choose E-mail Service page, select Microsoft Exchange, POP, IMAP, or HTTP and then click Next.

3.  On the Auto Account Setup page, do not enter any information. At the bottom of the page, click in the check box next to Manually configure server settings or additional server types. Click Next.

4.  Click Internet Email, and then click Next.

5.  In Add New Email Account dialog box, provide the following information:

  • User Information:
    • Your Name: enter the name you want users to see when you send email from this account.
    • Email Address: enter your UMConnect email address: NetID@UMConnect.umt.edu.
  • Server Information:
    • Account Type:  IMAP or POP3
    • Incoming mail server:outlook.office365.com
    • In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.office365.com
  • Logon information:

6.  Do NOT check Require login using Secure Password Authentication (SPA).

7.  At the lower-right side of the page, click More Settings.

8.  General Tab: Change the name to UMConnect

9.  Internet Email Settings: Click on Outgoing Server tab.

  • Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
    • Use same settings as my incoming server

10.  On the Advanced tab:

  • Settings for IMAP connection:
    • The Incoming Server (IMAP) port is 993.
      • Use the following type of encrypted connect, select SSL.
    • The Outgoing Server (SMTP) port is 587.
      • Use the following type of encrypted connection, select TLS.
  • Settings for POP3 connection:
    • The Incoming Server (POP3) port is 995.
      • Use the following type of encrypted connect, select SSL.
    • The Outgoing Server (SMTP) port is 587. (This must be changed from the default 25.)
      • Use the following type of encrypted connection, select TLS.
  • Delivery
    • If you want to keep a copy of your messages on the server, under Delivery, click Leave a copy of messages on the server. If you don't select this option, all messages will be removed from the server and stored on your computer locally.

11.  Click OK.

12.  On the Add New Email Account page, click Next.

13.  On the Congratulations page, click Finish.

14.   The Account Settings page will again display, click Close.

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