Configure Outlook 2003

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Configure Outlook


This is documentation on how to configure Outlook 2003 to work with a UC Merced Information Technology deployed computer. The instructions below will guide you in the configuration process for a computer that has never used Outlook 2003. This is not documentation on how to install Outlook 2003.

Configure Outlook

  1. Go to Start
  2. Control Panel
  3. If your control panel is in Classic View skip to step 7.
  4. Click "User Accounts"
  5. Click On "Mail"
  6. Skip to Step 8.
  7. Click on "Mail"
  8. Click on "Email Accounts"
  9. Choose "Add a new e-mail account"
  10. Click Next
  11. Choose "IMAP"
  12. Click Next
  13. Enter these settings:
    Your Name: (Your Full Name)
    E-mail Address: (Your E-mail Address)
    Incoming mail server (IMAP):
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP):
    User Name: (Your UCM NetID
    Password: (Your password)
  14. Click "More Settings"
  15. In the "Organization:" box type UC Merced
  16. In the "Reply E-mail:" box type in your email address.
  17. Click on the "Outgoing Server" tab
  18. Check "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication"
  19. Select "Log on using"
  20. In the User Name box enter your UCM NetID.
  21. In the Password box enter your password.
  22. Select the "Advanced" tab.
  23. Select the check box under "Incoming server (IMAP):" that says "This server requires an encrypted connection (ssl)
  24. Click OK
  25. Click Next
  26. Click Finish
  27. Start Outlook
  28. For each folder you have on the server you will need to follow the next steps.

    Select a folder

  29. Go to View->Arrange By->Current View->Hide Messages Marked For Deletion


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