Knowledgebase: Microsoft Outlook 2007
Setting Up Outlook 2007 Using IMAP
  1. Start Outlook.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Account Settings.
  3. Click New.
  4. Click Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, and then click Next.
  5. In the Auto Account Setup dialog box, click to select the Manually configure server settings or additional server types check box, and then click Next.
  6. Click Internet E-Mail, and then click Next.
  7. In the Server Information section, select IMAP for Account Type.
  8. In the Your Name box, enter your name exactly as you want it to appear to recipients.
  9. In the E-mail Address box, type your e-mail address. For example:
  10. In the User Name box, type your account name. For example:
  11. In the Password box, type your password.
  12. In the Incoming mail server box, type the name of your IMAP4 server. For example:
  13. In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, type the name of your SMTP server. For example:
  14. Click on More Settings... and perform the following steps:
    • Click on the Outgoing Server tab.
    • Check My outgoing server (SMTP) Requires Authentication
    • Ensure Use same setting as my incoming mail server is also checked.
    • Next, click on Advanced tab.
    • Change the Outgoing server (SMTP) port number from 25 to 587.
    • Then, click on OK.
  15. Click Next after you have completed entering this configuration information, and then click Finish.

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