Are you still trying to keep track of multiple individual email accounts? Finding it too time consuming? Well if so, boy do we have an answer for you and all your email accounts. For with Outlook and the right Outlook setting options, you can very well configure and setup such individual email accounts all together on Outlook (one of the best and most reliable email clients out in the market right now).
Now in this article, we show you how exactly you can proceed to configuring your AOL account in Outlook 2003 with the right combination of Outlook setting options. Here is taking a look at the appropriate Outlook setting options.
(Note that AOL email services use a proprietary system that includes the IMAP protocol and requires authentication to access and transfer email messages)
Configuring your AOL account in Outlook 2003 with Outlook setting options
Once you have it up and running, select “Tools” from the main menu and then “Email Accounts” to “Add a new email account”.
Proceed further with your Outlook setting options to select IMAP as the protocol and enter your full name, your AOL email address, its username and then the password.
Also enter “imap.aol.com” as your Incoming mail server and “smtp.aol.com” as your Outgoing mail server with Outlook setting and its options.
Now click on “More Settings” to get “Outgoing Server” and then place a check mark by the boxes next to “My server requires authentication” and “Use same settings as my incoming server”.
You need to then select the “Advanced” Outlook setting tab and change the default port number for your Outgoing mail from 25 to 587.
Finally hit on “Ok”, then “Next”, followed by “Finish” and you are done.