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Outlook is considered as one of the most trusted email programs in the world. It provides high level of security for your emails. In addition, the program is loaded with numerous features that make email management simple.
Outlook allows you to configure email accounts of various service providers in it. Now, sometimes, if the Outlook settings are incorrect, you cannot receive email in Outlook. For instance, many of the Gmail users might have experienced this problem. They cannot receive email in Outlook after it is configured with the wrong settings. Now, in this post, we will find out how to fix this issue.
Open the web browser and sign in to Gmail. Choose the gear icon and select the option Mail Settings.
Choose the option Forwarding and POP/IMAP. Locate the option IMAP Access and then select Enable IMAP.
Choose the button Save Changes.
Launch Microsoft Outlook.
Select File and click Info.
Select the Gmail account from the drop down menu for Account Information.
Choose Account Settings.
Click the Email tab and choose the Gmail account.
Select the option Change.
Go through the email address, username and password. Make sure that they are correct.
In the field for Incoming Mail Server, it should be imap.gmail.com.
Select More Settings.
Choose the tab Outgoing Server.
Mark My Outgoing Server Requires Authentication.
Choose the button for Use the Same Settings as My Incoming Mail Server.
Select the tab Connection.
Choose Connect Using My Local Area Network (LAN)
Select the tab Advanced.
Enter 993 in the field for Incoming Server (IMAP).
Choose SSL from the drop-down menu.
Enter 587 in the field for Outgoing Server (SMTP).
Choose TLS from the drop-down menu.
Select the button OK.
Select the button Next and then click Test Account Settings. If you receive error messages, confirm that the Gmail server is up. For this, go to the official website of Gmail.
Select the option Finish.
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Choose the button Close.
Select the tab Home and then the Gmail account.
Select Send/Receive All Folders. With this, you will start receiving all emails from Gmail server.
We hope that the above steps have helped you to fix the issue with Gmail account in Outlook. For further help, you may contact our technical support team.
Outlook, being one of the most popular mail clients in the world, is used everywhere, in offices and homes. The main reason for its popularity is obviously the features in it that enable integration of any email service account. This can be easily done because of the different mail protocols that are supported in Outlook.
How to setup email in Outlook for Hover email account
Most of you might be familiar with the Hover domain registration service. But, they also provide an email service for their registered users. If you are a registered Hover domain user, you can start an account in their email service. Moreover, if you already have such an email account, you can easily add this account to Outlook mail client.
So, how to setup email in Outlook for a Hover email account? The steps for the email set up is slightly different for different Outlook versions. If you are using Outlook 2007, you can follow the instructions provided below.
On your Outlook main toolbar, click to open the Tools menu. Select the Account Settings option. This will launch the Account Settings wizard. There, under the Email tab, click New to start the email setup wizard. In the wizard that appears on your screen, select the option for Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP andHTTP service and then click on Next.
In the next step, you will see text fields for entering your name, email address and for the account password. Just skip these text fields and select the option Manually Configure Server Settings or Additional Server Types and click Next. In the next step, select the option Internet Email and click Next. Now, you will see the Internet Email Settings window with text fields for entering email account data.
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Enter your name as you want it to appear on all the outgoing messages in the first text field. Enter your Hover email address in full with the @ domain extension. For setting up the Hover email account, you need to select the email Account Type as IMAP under Server Information. Enter the incoming and outgoing server address details as ‘mail.hover.com’. Also, enter your username and password in the text fields provided. Now, click on the More Settings button to launch more setting options for your account.
Here, under the Outgoing Server tab, select the options My Outgoing server(SMTP) requires Authentication and Use same settings as my incoming mail server. Under the Advanced tab, set Encrypted Connection as SSL and Outgoing server port number as 465. Save these settings and click Finish in the account setup wizard.
Your Hover email service account is now ready for use.
Adding an email account to the Outlook program is much straight forward and the automatic setup wizard will do all the Outlook email setup for you. However, at times, this wizard may fail to find out your settings, so you will have to do the steps manually. This guide explains the steps to add an email account in the Outlook program manually.
To add a new email account to the Outlook program, you will have to select Tools, then Account Settings and then choose New from the Email tab.
Choose POP3 account.
Type in your full name, the email address and the password that you have setup for yourself.
Now you can click on the Next button and the email setup wizard will be able to find the settings for you. If it is not able to do so, you can select Manually configure server settings and then enter the following information
Choose Account type – PO3
Incoming mail server- For the Bridget Designs, it will be your web domain; otherwise you can get this information from your email provider.
Outgoing mail server- Same as incoming mail server
Username- Provide the one that is used to setup the account
Password- Provide the one that you use to log into the email account
Incoming Server (POP3) – 110
Outgoing Server (SMTP) – 25
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Click on More Settings button that is located on the right hand side.
Click on the Outgoing server tab and check the box labeled My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and ensure that Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected.
Click on the Advanced tab and then check the following
Check the box that says Leave a copy of messages on the server. Doing this will prevent the Outlook program from downloading all the email messages onto your PC.
Select OK and then click on Test Account Settings. Doing this will send a test email message and if everything is configured correctly, you will receive an email message stating that everything is up and running.
These are the steps to setup your email account in Outlook. To know more on these Outlook email setup steps, you can contact our Outlook support team.
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is one among the different Outlook versions from Microsoft. This is also a part of Microsoft Office 2007, which came after Microsoft Office 2003. This is a great email client to work with as it has many advanced options loaded to make your work and life easier. Though they are effective, there are certain limitations that you face with the application.
Sometimes you cannot receive email in Outlook, not only receive but also send emails in Outlook 2007. If you are facing a similar issue with the application, here are some of the troubleshooting steps to follow.
Verify Your Email Settings
Launch the application Outlook2007.
To open the AccountSettings window, click on the Tools option and then click on AccountSettings.
Select the relevant EmailAccount and then click on Change, which opens the Internet E-mail Settings window. Now you need to verify the settings shown in the window with the settings provided by your email host or the internet service provider. Make sure that all the details such as the Name, EmailAddress, Outgoing and the IncomingMailServer are correct. Type the username and the password as well.
To test the settings, click on TestAccountSettings. With this, Outlook is supposed to work fine, but if you cannot receive email in Outlook even now, move to the next step.
Check The Online Status
Open the WebBrowser.
Check if you are able to Browse the internet. The reason for not receiving emails can be due to connectivity.
Try to Close all the applications and programs running and Restart the computer. Even after restarting, if you are not able to connect to the internet, then you need to check with the Internet service provider.
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Check The Antivirus Program
This is a common issue, sometimes the antivirus program might conflict with Outlook and that might be the reason for not receiving emails. In certain cases, the settings also might conflict with the software.
Check with the Settings of the antivirus program if the firewall protection is turned on, or any other setting that prevents incoming or outgoing emails.
In order to test, Disable the antivirus program for some time. Try to send a test mail to your account, if you are able to receive it, then the issue is with the antivirus program; hence, you would need to fix the same immediately.
This is how you troubleshoot issues with sending and receiving emails in Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Many Outlook users complain that they are unable to send or receive emails from the email client. The main reason for such errors is the presence of errors with the user profile. The best way to fix ‘cannot receive email in Outlook’ error is to create a new profile with the email client and try accessing the email. Here we discuss how to create a new profile.
Open the Outlook email manager program by double clicking on its icon found in the desktop and then click on the Tools menu found at the top of the application window for opening the drop down menu.
When the drop down menu appears on the screen, click on the E-mail Accounts tab found under it and choose the option labeled as View or change existing e-mail account option from the context menu that appears on the screen.
Click on the Next button to continue with the process and then click on the Comcast account for highlighting the account.
Select the option labeled as Change found in the window, enter your name and email address in the respective fields.
Make sure that the Incoming mail server address is configured as mail.comcast.net and the Outgoing mail server as smtp.comcast.net.
Make sure that you enter the Comcast user id in the User Name field, password for logging in to the account in the Password field and put a check mark in the check box found next to the option labeled as Remember password.
For making sure that you do not get the ‘cannot receive email in Outlook’ error, be sure to remove the check mark in the box found next to the option labeled as Logonusing Secure Password Authentication (SPA).
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You also need to make sure that the check box found next to the option labeled as Use same settings as my incoming mail server is checked.
Now select the Advanced option and select the check box found next to the option This server requires an SSL-secured connection.
You need to change the incoming port number to 995 and the outgoing port number to either 587 or 465.
Also, make sure that you have kept the Server Timeouts slider at the high end.
Click on the OK button followed by the Next button and then Finish for completing the new profile creation process.
If you follow the simple instructions given above, you will be able to fix the issues with Outlook 2003 with ease.