Manually configure Outlook 2007 for email hosted on Exchange 2010

  • Last updated on: 2016-01-28
  • Authored by: Rackspace Support

This article describes how to set up your Microsoft Exchange 2010 mailbox to work with your Microsoft Outlook 2007 email client.

  1. Click the Windows Start button, select Control Panel, then select the Mail icon.

    Note: Depending on what version of Windows you’re running, you may need to switch to Classic view to find the mail icon or it may state 32-Bit.

  2. Select Show Profiles, click Add, enter a name for this profile. and select OK.

  3. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.

  4. Select Microsoft Exchange and click Next.

  5. Type outlook in the Microsoft Exchange server address field and select Use Cached Exchange Mode.

    In the User Name field, enter your entire email address and then select More Settings.

  6. Select the Connection tab and select Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP.

    Select Exchange Proxy Settings and enter the Proxy Server address from the Outlook 2010 setup guide in the control panel.

  7. Enter connect.emailsrvr.com as the Proxy Server address.

    Select both On fast networks and On slow networks.

    Under Proxy authentication settings, select Basic Authentication.

  8. Click Ok, Apply, and Ok again, then select the Check Name box in the Connect window. Type the password and select OK.

    Note: You may receive a pop-up asking you to select your mailbox from a list. Select your mailbox and click OK.

  9. Your name will then be highlighted and a line will appear under the username field, indicating that your profile has been configured.

    Select Next, then Finish, and then open Outlook.

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