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Steps to configure cPanel email accounts in Outlook 2007 using IMAP

Step 1: Open Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
Step 2: Go to Tools -> Account Settings
Step 4: Click “New” in the upper left corner
Step 5: Select the “Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP”
Step 6: Click “Next” in the bottom right corner
Step 7: Check the box next to the option to “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” and click “Next” in the bottom right corner
Step 8: Click “Next” on the next screen displayed to start configuring your server settings
Step 9: Fill in the fields on the screen

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Account Type: Select IMAP
Incoming: mail.domain.com (or) hostname
Outgoing: mail.domain.com (or) hostname

Select IMAP after the Incoming mail server name.

For IMAP use 143 – SSL Disabled ( If SSL enabled Use 993)
Outgoing SMTP port – 25 or 587 or 26 ( If SSL enabled use 465)
User Name: Enter in the full email address
Password: Enter in the password for that specific email address
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Note: Use your domain name in domain.com field

Step 10: Check the box next to “Remember Password”
Step 11: Click “More Settings” in the bottom right corner
Step 12: On the “General” Tab give your email account a name such as “work”
Step 13: Go to the “Outgoing Server” Tab and make sure to check the box next to the option “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” and be sure the radio button is checked next to “Use same settings as my incoming mail server”
Step 14: Click on the “Connection” tab and select the type of internet connect you are using. Then click “OK” on the bottom right of the popup (most customers do not need to do this step)
Step 15: Click “Next” and then click “Finish” to complete the email account setup.

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