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Setting up email on Microsoft Outlook (2007)

Last Updated: Friday, 5 May 2023

This article provides the steps required to successfully setup your email account in Microsoft Outlook (2007 version) on a Windows PC.

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook.

  2. Click on Tools from the menu bar at the top, then Account Settings.

    Screenshot of Microsoft Outlook (2007 version) displaying the 'Tools' menu with 'Account Settings...' highlighted.

  3. A new window should open. Click New... from the options near the top. This should open another new window.

    Screenshot of Microsoft Outlook (2007 version) displaying the 'Account Settings' window with 'New...' highlighted.

  4. Tick the box next to Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next to continue.

    Screenshot of Microsoft Outlook (2007 version) displaying the 'Add New E-mail Account' window with Manually configure server settings or additional server types' ticked.

  5. On the following page, select the option for Internet E-mail and click Next to continue.

    Screenshot of Microsoft Outlook (2007 version) displaying the 'Add New E-mail Account' window with 'Internet E-mail' selected.

  6. Now, enter the connection details for your @aussiebroadband.com.au (or @aussiebb.com.au) account as follows:

    • Your Name: (the name you'd like to display when sending from this address)

    • Email Address: (your full email address, such as [email protected])

    • Account Type: IMAP (read more before choosing POP3)

    • Incoming Mail Server: mail.aussiebroadband.com.au

    • Outgoing Mail Server: mail.aussiebroadband.com.au

    • User Name: (your full email address, such as [email protected])

    • Password: (the password for this email address)

  7. Leave the box for Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) un-ticked. Once you have filled out all of these fields, click Next. You may click Test Account Settings to verify you've entered everything correctly.

    Screenshot of Microsoft Outlook (2007 version) displaying the 'Add New E-mail Account' window with a form to enter account settings. Fields include 'Your Name', 'E-mail Address', 'Account Type', 'Incoming mail server', 'Outgoing mail server (SMTP)',  'User Name', 'Password'.

  8. Click Finish to close the setup window.

    Once all these steps have been completed, the pop-up window should disappear, and Outlook will try to synchronise your emails from the server. If a lot of emails are stored in your account, it may a while to load them all.

    Screenshot of Microsoft Outlook (2007 version) displaying the 'Add New E-mail Account' window that reads

And that’s how you log in to your Aussie Broadband email address using Microsoft Outlook (2007)!



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