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Outlook 2010 email setup

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You can use Microsoft® Outlook® 2010 to send, receive and manage your Bell Mail messages.

Important: You must connect to the Internet before proceeding with the instructions below.

  1. Select File > Info > Add Account.
  2. Select Manually configure settings or additional server types and click Next.
  3. Select Internet E-mail and click Next.
  4. Enter the following settings:
    • Your Name: enter your name; this will appear in the from field when you send email messages
    • E-mail Address: enter your Bell Mail address (e.g., john.doe@bell.net or john.doe@sympatico.ca)
    • Account type: select POP3 from the drop-down list
    • Incoming mail server: enter pophm.sympatico.ca>
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): enter smtphm.sympatico.ca
    • User name: enter your Bell Mail address again
    • Password: enter your Bell Mail password
    • Remember password: select the checkbox
  5. Click on More Settings...
  6. Select the Outgoing Server tab.
  7. Select the checkbox for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  8. Select the Advanced tab. Enter the following settings:
    • Incoming Server (POP3): enter 995
    • This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL): select the checkbox
    • Outgoing Server (SMTP): enter 25
    • Use the following type of connection: select Auto from the drop down list
    • Server Timeouts: move the slider to 10 minutes
    • Leave a copy of messages on the server: make sure this box is not checked
  9. Click OK
  10. Click Next and then Finish.

You can now access Bell Mail by clicking the folders on the left side of the screen.

Last Updated:08/07/2012

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