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Email Client Setup: Outlook 2010

Now you can get your FatCow email using Outlook 2010.

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Video Walkthrough

Step by Step Walkthrough (POP)

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Steps 2, 3, 4

Steps 5 & 6

Steps 7 & 8

Steps 9 & 10

Steps 11, 12, 13

Steps 14 & 15

You will need your incoming mail server, outgoing mail server, full email address, and your email password. You can find these settings by logging into your Mail Central.

  1. Open Outlook 2010.
  2. Click File.
  3. Select Info.
  4. Click Add Account.
  5. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Select Internet Email.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Fill in the following information:
    • Your Name: The name to display on your email
    • Email Address: Your full email address
    • Account Type: POP3 (same as POP)
    • Incoming mail server: pop.fatcow.com
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.fatcow.com
    • User Name: Your full email address
    • Password: Your email password
    • Remember password: We recommend that you keep this checked.
    • Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA): We recommend that you keep this unchecked.
  10. Click More Settings.
  11. Click Outgoing Server.
  12. Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  13. Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  14. Click Advanced.
  15. Fill in the following information:
    • Incoming Server (POP3): 110
    • Outgoing Server (SMTP): 587
  16. Click OK.
  17. Click Next to complete the set-up.

Step by Step Walkthrough (IMAP)

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Steps 2, 3, 4

Steps 5 & 6

Steps 7 & 8

Steps 9 & 10

Steps 11, 12, 13

Steps 14 & 15

You will need your incoming mail server, outgoing mail server, full email address, and your email password. You can find these settings by logging into your Mail Central.

  1. Open Outlook 2010.
  2. Click File.
  3. Select Info.
  4. Click Add Account.
  5. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Select Internet Email.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Fill in the following information:
    • Your Name: The name to display on your email
    • Email Address: Your full email address
    • Account Type: IMAP
    • Incoming mail server: imap.fatcow.com
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.fatcow.com
    • User Name: Your full email address
    • Password: Your mailbox password
    • Remember password: We recommend that you keep this checked.
    • Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA): We recommend that you keep this unchecked.
  10. Click More Settings.
  11. Click Outgoing Server.
  12. Check My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  13. Select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  14. Click Advanced.
  15. Fill in the following information:
    • Incoming Server (IMAP): 143
    • Outgoing Server (SMTP): 587
  16. Click OK.
  17. Click Next to complete the setup.
 

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