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Set Up E-mail with Microsoft Outlook 2007 using POP3


Learn how to configure Outlook 2007 for use with your 1&1 e-mail account using POP3.

Before you begin, you will need to have Outlook 2007 already installed on your computer 

Please note:
1&1 suggests the use of IMAP over POP3. You can find out why by reading the Difference Between POP3 and IMAP E-mail Accounts
Step 1
On your computer, click the Start Menu and select Control Panel.
Step 2
If using Windows XP, double-click the Mail icon.Double-click the Mail icon
Double-click the Mail icon

If using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or above, type Mail into the search box at the top-right of the Control Panel window to quickly find the Mail icon. Then, double-click it.Search for Mail and double-click the icon
Search for Mail and double-click the icon
Step 3
Click the E-mail Accounts button. 
Click E-mail Accounts
Click E-mail Accounts
Step 4
Under the E-mail tab, click the New button to add your 1&1 e-mail account. Select E-mail > New
Select E-mail > New
Step 5
Check the box for Manually configure server settings or additional server types and then click the Next button.Check 'Manually configure' and click Next
Check 'Manually configure' and click Next
Step 6
Select the Internet E-mail type of account and then click the Next button. Select Internet E-mail and click Next
Select Internet E-mail and click Next
Step 7
Select POP3 from the Account Type drop-down box. Select POP3
Select POP3
Step 8
  • Enter Your Name. This is the name that will appear when others receive your e-mail.
  • Enter your 1&1 e-mail address.
  • Make sure that POP3 is selected from the Account Type drop-down box.
  • Enter pop.1and1.com as the Incoming mail server.
  • Enter smtp.1and1.com as the Outgoing mail server (SMTP)
  • Enter your full 1&1 e-mail address as the User Name
  • Enter the e-mail account's Password.
  • Check the box for Remember password if you do not want to enter your password every time you check or send mail from this account.
  • Click the More Settings button.
Enter the information and click More Settings
Enter the information and click More Settings
Step 9
Select the Outgoing Server tab from the top of the new window that opens. 
Select Outgoing Server
Select Outgoing Server
Step 10
Check the box for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and ensure that Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.

Next, click the Advanced tab at the top of the window. 
Check the boxes and click Advanced
Check the boxes and click Advanced
Step 11
  • Enter port 995 as the Incoming server (POP3) port and check the box for This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).
  • Enter port 587 as the Outgoing server (SMTP) port and select TLS from the Use the following type of encrypted connection drop-down box.
  • Click the OK button to save your changes.
Enter the information and click OK
Enter the information and click OK
Step 12
Now you can click the Test Account Settings button to verify that the e-mail account can send and receive mail. Click Test Account Settings
Click Test Account Settings
Step 13
If the part of the test fails, go through the previous steps and double-check all of your settings in Outlook. If the test is successful, click the Close button. Click Close
Click Close
Step 14
Click the Next button. Click Next
Click Next
Step 15
Click the Finish button. Click Finish
Click Finish
Step 16
You may now launch Outlook 2007 and begin writing and checking your mail!

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