Mailbox Setup (Outlook 2003)

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How to setup a mailbox on Microsoft Outlook 2003

Below are the steps you need to follow in order to setup your mailbox

Step 1:

Open Outlook 2003

Step 2:

Click the Tools menu, and select "E-mail Accounts..."

E-mail Accounts

Step 3:

Select "Add a new e-mail account," and click Next.

Add a new e-mail account

Step 4:

Choose "POP3" as your server type by clicking the radio button, and click Next.

POP3

Step 5:

Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information:

User Information

Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the 'From:' field of outgoing messages.

Email Address: Enter your full webmail address.

Server Information

Incoming mail server (POP3): pop3.isat.com

Outgoing mail server (SMTP): Please remember the outgoing mail server (SMTP) is dependent on the internet connection you are using.

  • If you are using mobile data e.g. MTN (mail.mtn.co.za), Vodacom (smtp.vodamail.co.za).
  • If you are unsure of your mail server settings, please contact your ISP.
Login Information

User Name: Enter your Mailbox Username

Password: Enter your Mailbox Password

Internet E-mail Settings (POP3)

Step 6:

Click the "Advanced" tab, and Enter 110 in the box next to "Incoming server (SMTP):".

Advanced Settings
  1. Optional: If you would like to use both Pop3 and Webmail, check the box for "Leave a copy of messages on server"; Under the header Delivery on the Advanced Tab, you have a few options here, depending on your needs.
  2. Recommended setup: Make sure that "Leave a copy of messages on the server" is checked. Then change the "14" to the number of days you want to leave messages on our servers.
  3. Multiple Devices: Make sure that "Leave a copy of messages on the server" is checked. You can either set the number of days you want to leave messages on our servers or alternatively, uncheck the "Remove from server after x days" checkbox completely
  4. If you check "Remove from server when deleted from Deleted Items", then messages will be deleted when you delete them in Outlook. This may be useful if you&Apos;re trying to keep your Webmail box (sort-of) in sync with Outlook without using IMAP, but you shouldn't choose it if you're leaving messages on our server to be backed up.
  5. Click "Test Account Settings..." After receiving "Congratulations! All tests completed successfully," click Close.
  6. Click Next, and then click Finish.

If you have any problems setting up your Mail account please feel free to call us on 086 123 4728.

Regards,
The iSAT Team


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