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Microsoft Outlook 2007


You can find an instructional video we've created about Setting up Bravenet Email on Outlook 2007 at this link. Read below for the step-by-step instructions with examples, or refer to the video for a walkthrough of the procedure.

Note - this is for Microsoft Outlook, as it ships with Microsoft Office (it has a yellow icon). This does not include Outlook Express (blue and white icon), which is installed by default on Windows XP - see the Outlook Express for instructions.

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  1. Start Microsoft Outlook 2007.
  2. Click on Tools.
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  3. Click on Account Settings.
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  4. Click on New.
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  5. Select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP from the list, and then click Next.
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  6. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types, and then click Next.
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  7. Select Internet E-mail from the options, and then click Next.
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  8. Fill out the following fields:
    1. Your Name - enter your name here
    2. E-Mail Address - enter the Bravenet email address you are adding here
    3. Account Type - IMAP (or POP3), but we always suggest IMAP
    4. Incoming mail server - enter mail.bravehost.com
    5. Outgoing mail server - enter mail.bravehost.com
    6. User Name - enter your Bravenet email address
    7. Password - enter the password for the Bravenet email address
  9. Click the More Settings button.
  10. Change to the Outgoing Server tab, and enable the My outgoing server requires authentication checkbox.
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  11. Change to the Advanced tab, and change the Outgoing Server port number from 25 (the default) to 587
  12. Also ensure that Use the following type of encrypted connections is set to TLS. SSL will also work, but uses different port numbers.
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  13. Click the OK button to close the advanced settings window, then click Next on the E-Mail Accounts window
  14. Click the Finish button on the next page and your account should now work correctly

Make sure to send a test email to another email address you have access to to verify that everything is set up correctly.