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    How to set Outgoing SMTP Server for different E-mail clients


    Configure your Mail Agents as per the screen shots given below.

    Outlook Express with Screen Shots

    1. Open Outlook Express


    1. Click on Tools

    tools menu

    1. Click on Accounts


    1. Click on Mail tab

    mail tab

    1. Ensure your mail account is highlighted and click on Properties


    • Click on Servers tab

    servers tab

    • Under the Outgoing Mail Server section, ensure there is a no check in the box next to My server requires authentication.

    no check


    Click OK

    Click Close

    Close and restart your Outlook Express program.

    MAC OSX Mail with Screen Shots

    1. Open the Mac OS-X desktop

    2. Click on the Mail icon
    3. Click on the menu marked Mail

    4. Go to Preferences

    5. Go to Accounts

    6. In Accounts you can adjust mail settings.
      • To adjust Outgoing mail servers click on the Server Settings button under Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP).

    7. Enter your User Name, and Password. The program may not pull the username and password into these fields, so ensure the correct information is entered.
    8. Saving changes: Click Okay in the Outgoing Mail Server window

    9. Then close the window by clicking on the red close button

    10. You should be returned to the normal mail window
    11. All your changes should be saved; and your computer will be set to outgoing mail authentication.

    Outlook 2002/ 2003 with screen shots

    1. Open Outlook 2002/ 2003

    2. Click on Tools

    3. Click on Email Accounts

    4. Ensure View or change existing email accounts is checked

    5. Click Next
    6. Highlight your email account, in this example, it is,

    7. Click Change

    8. Click on More Settings button

    9. Click on Outgoing Server tab


    11. Ensure the box next to the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication is not checked.

    13. Click OK
    14. Click Next,
    15. Repeat the above steps if you have more than one email account, or
    16. Click finish

    Thunderbird 1.5 with screen shots

    1. Open Program
    2. Click on Tools

    3. Click on Account Settings

    4. Click on Outgoing Server SMTP

    5. Highlight the email account

    6. Click on Edit

    7. Click OK

    Outlook 2000 with screen shots

    1. Open Outlook 2000

    2. Click on Tools

    3. Click on Accounts

    4. If needed click on the Mail tab

    5. Highlight the email address and click on the Properties button


    6. Click on the Servers tab

    7. Ensure your screen reflects the following information

    • Under Server Information
      • Incoming mail (POP3):
      • Outgoing mail (SMTP):
    • Incoming Mail Server
      • Account Name: Your username
      • Password: Check this box so you do not have to enter the password
      • No check mark next to Log on using Secure Password Authentication
    • Outgoing mail Server
      • Ensure there is a no check mark next to My Server requires authentication.

    8. Click OK

    Your email address is now set to SMTP authentication.