Email Setup: Outlook 2007

Use this guide to configure Outlook 2007 Email to work with your FreedomNet Email.

In order to use Outlook with your FreedomNet Solutions email account you should take the following steps:

  • Browse to http://officeupdate.microsoft.com
  • Click on “Check for updates” before you configure your client to make sure you have the latest updates for your version of Outlook.
  • Problems have been noted with some older releases of Outlook with SSL that have been corrected with the latest service pack downloads from Microsoft.

Step 1: Create Your Account (Part 1)

  • Open Outlook
  • Select the “Tools” pulldown menu and select “Account Settings”.

Step 2: Create Your Account (Part 2)

Select “New” in the Email Accounts window.


Step 3: Choose Email Service

  • Select “Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP” for the E-mail service.
  • Click “Next.”

Step 4: Auto Account Setup

  • Choose “Manually configure server settings or additional server types”
  • Click “Next”.

Step 5: Choose Email Service

  • Choose “Internet E-mail”.
  • Click “Next”.

Step 6: Internet Email Settings

  • Enter in the following information:
  • Your Name: Your name as you want it to be displayed on outgoing emails.
  • E-mail Address: Your full FreedomNet email address
  • Incoming Mail Server (POP3): Type “fnw.us”
  • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): Type “fnw.us”
  • User Name: Your full FreedomNet email address
  • Password: Your FreedomNet password
  • Leave the “Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)” unchecked.
  • Click on “More Settings”.

Step 7: Outgoing Server

  • Choose the tab on top labeled “Outgoing Server”.
  • Choose “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”.
  • Choose “Use same settings as my incoming mail server”.
  • Choose the tab on top labeled “Advanced”.

Step 8: Advanced Settings

  • Choose “This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)”.
  • For “Use the following type of encrypted connection”, Choose “SSL”.
  • After the above step is completed, change the “Outgoing Server (SMTP)” to 465.
  • Click “OK”.
  • Click “Next”.

Step 9: Finished!

  • Congratulations, you are finished!
  • Click “Finished”.