Setup Outlook 97's E-mail (Office 97)

Issue: Setting up an Internet mail account in Outlook 97. Document: 00006
Created: Nov 5, 98
Applies to: Windows 95 with Microsoft Outlook 97, part of Microsoft Office 97. Modified: Nov 5, 98

Microsoft Office 97 comes with an intergrated schedualler, task manager and e-mail program in one package called Outlook 97. In order to send Internet e-mail you must set up the program.



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Configure Outlook 97.

Open Outlook 97

Go to the tools menu and select services.

The "Services" dialog box will open.

Click the "Services" tab.

This shows you a list of services that are set up for this application.

Click the "Add..." button.

The "Add Service to Profile" dialog box will open.

From the "Available information services:" list, Double click "Internet Mail"

The "Internet Mail" dialog box will open. This is where you enter the information for Glinx mail account.

Click the "General" tab.

Enter the following information:

  • Full name: Type in your name as you want it to appear on you email that you send.
  • E-mail address: This looks like '', change the 'username' to your username.
  • Internet Mail Server: ''
  • Account name: Enter your username here (the first part of your e-mail address.
  • Password: If you want Outlook to remember your password type it in now.

Click the "Advanced Options..." button.

The "Advanced Options" dialog box will open.

Enter ''

Click the "OK" button.

Back in the "Internet Mail" dialog box, click the "Connection" tab.

In the "Connecting to Internet Mail" frame, click the "Connect using the modem" radio button.

Select "Glinx Internet" from the drop list.

Click the "OK" button.

Click the "OK" button in the "Add Service To Profile" dialog box.

Click the "OK" button in the "Services" dialog box.

Close Microsoft Outlook 97.

The new service should now be available the next time you run this program.



You will now be able to send and receive e-mail via Outlook 97


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The help file will tell you all you need to know on how to operate this program.

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