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This guide will help you configure your emails with Outlook 2007.
Simply follow the step-by-step tutorial.


In our example, we will configure the email account in POP without SSL. For other configurations, please use the settings at the end of this guide.

Manual configuration

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Part 1: Getting started

Open Outlook 2007.

Click the "Tools" menu and then "Account Settings".

On the new screen, click the "New" button to register a new email.
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Part 2: Add

On the bottom left-hand corner, tick the box next to "Manually configure server settings or additional server types".

Click the "Next" button.
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Part 3: Service type

Select "Internet Mail" and click on "Next".
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Part 4: Mail Settings

On this page, please enter the following:

Name: The name you wish to be displayed.
Email Address: Your full email address.

Account Type:POP3
Incoming Mail Server:SSL0.OVH.NET
Outgoing Mail Server:SSL0.OVH.NET

Username: Your full email address (eg test@ovh.net).
Password: Your password for this email account.

Click "More Settings" to continue.
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Part 5: Outgoing server

In the "Outgoing Server" tab, tick the box next to "My outgoing server requires authentication to connect" and "Connect using:"

Username: Your full email address (eg test@ovh.net).
Password: Your password for this email account.


You must use port 587 in SMTP and tick this box to connect to the outgoing server. This port is used by all Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
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Part 6: Advanced options

In the "Advanced" tab, enter the following:

Incoming server (POP3)110.

Untick"This server requires an encrypted connection"(SSL).

Outgoing Server (SMTP)587.

For "Use the following type of encrypted connection", please select None.

Click "OK" to continue.

At this stage, you can also define whether emails should be deleted from the mail server.
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Part 7: Finalisation

Your account is now configured correctly.

Reminder of POP & IMAP settings

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POP configuration

This is the information you need to configure an email in POP in Outlook 2007.

Configuration in POP with enabled or disabledSSL security:

Email address: Your full email address.
Password: The password configured in your Control Panel.
Username: Your full email address.
Incoming server: The incoming email server: SSL0.OVH.NET.
Incoming server port: The incoming server port: 995 or 110.
Outgoing server: The outgoing email server: SSL0.OVH.NET.
Outgoing server port: The outgoing server port: 465 or 587.

Ports 110 and 587 are for disabled SSL security.
Ports 995 and 465 are for enabled SSL security.
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IMAP configuration

This is the information you need to configure an IMAP email account in Outlook 2007.

IMAP configuration with enabled or disabledSSL security:

Email address: Your full email address.
Password: The password configured in your Control Panel.
Username: Your full email address.
Incoming server: The incoming email server: SSL0.OVH.NET.
Incoming server port: The incoming server port: 993 or 143.
Outgoing server: The outgoing email server: b]SSL0.OVH.NET.
Outgoing server port: The outgoing server port: 465 or 587.

Ports 143 and 587 are for disabled SSL security.
Ports 993 and 465 are for enabled SSL security.