Email Setup: Outlook 2000

Use this guide to configure Outlook 2000 to work with your FreedomNet Email.

Step 1: Create Your Account (Part 1)

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

Step 2: Create Your Account (Part 2)

  • Click the “Add” button.
  • Select “Mail.”.

Step 3: Display Name

  • Enter your name as you want it to appear in your outgoing messages.
  • Click the “Next” button.

Step 4: Server Names

  • Select “POP3” for my incoming mail server field.
  • Type in BOTH of the “Incoming mail (POP3) server” and “Outgoing mail (SMTP) server” text fields.
  • Click “Next.”

Step 5: User Credentials

  • Enter your FreedomNet e-mail address in the field “Account name” text field.
  • Enter your E-mail password (we recommend that you uncheck your “Remember my Password” checkbox to ensure added security to your account).
  • Click “Next.”

Step 6: Connection Type

  • Select the type of your connection.
  • Click “Next”.

Step 7: Finish the Wizard

Click the “Finish” button.

Step 8: Configuring the Account Settings (Part 1)

  • You still need to configure your E-mail account to work with the FreedomNet E-mail system.
  • Click the “Tools” pulldown menu and select “Accounts.”

Step 9: Configuring the Account Settings (Part 2)

Select the mail account that was just created from the list and then click the “Properties” button on the right.

Step 10: Advanced Configuration

  • Click on “Servers” tab
  • Check the boxes in front of “My server requires authentication”
  • Click “OK.”

Step 11: Servers Configuration

  • Select the “Advanced” tab.
  • Check the boxes in front of “This server requires a secure connection (SSL) for BOTH Outgoing and Incoming mail.
  • Make sure “Outgoing mail (SMTP)” is set to port 465, not 25.