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Outlook 2010 Essential Training
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Setting up POP accounts


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Outlook 2010 Essential Training

with Karen Fredricks

Video: Setting up POP accounts

A POP e-mail account is one that is normally associated with a Web site or Internet service provider, such as Comcast or AT&T. They are slightly trickier to set up than an Exchange Server Account. Before you begin, you might want to do a little bit of detective work. You want to contact your ISP, or your Internet Service Provider, to find out what information you need to send e-mail, as well as your Web hosting company, to find out what their requirements are. Once you're armed with that information, you'll head over to the File Tab and click on Add Account.
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  1. 1m 14s
    1. Introduction
      1m 14s
  2. 9m 46s
    1. The Outlook interface
      2m 46s
    2. Starting Outlook
      2m 35s
    3. Setting up IMAP/Exchange accounts
      2m 0s
    4. Setting up POP accounts
      2m 25s
  3. 33m 47s
    1. Introducing contacts
      2m 14s
    2. Adding contacts
      6m 7s
    3. Working with business cards
      4m 42s
    4. Viewing contacts
      5m 31s
    5. Searching for contacts
      3m 13s
    6. Creating contact folders
      6m 33s
    7. Creating contact groups
      5m 27s
  4. 21m 24s
    1. Introducing email
      2m 1s
    2. Finding the inbox
      3m 18s
    3. Reading email
      3m 12s
    4. Flagging and categorizing messages
      5m 9s
    5. Organizing messages with folders
      3m 7s
    6. Searching for messages
      4m 37s
  5. 23m 56s
    1. Creating new messages
      4m 48s
    2. Formatting a message
      4m 0s
    3. Replying and forwarding
      2m 54s
    4. Adding attachments
      2m 50s
    5. Working with signatures
      4m 1s
    6. Working with autocorrect and quick parts
      5m 23s
  6. 12m 23s
    1. Setting up protection levels
      5m 34s
    2. Sending spam to the trash pile
      2m 25s
    3. Recovering messages from the spam folder
      4m 24s
  7. 22m 51s
    1. Introducing Calendar
      3m 26s
    2. Creating appointments
      4m 49s
    3. Creating meetings
      4m 7s
    4. Creating and working with multiple calendars
      4m 22s
    5. Setting events and holidays
      6m 7s
  8. 36m 35s
    1. Deleting items from Outlook
      3m 52s
    2. Configuring options
      4m 25s
    3. Using the Conversation view
      3m 34s
    4. Quick Steps
      5m 57s
    5. Setting rules to handle incoming email
      4m 47s
    6. Using drag and drop
      3m 26s
    7. Cleaning up your inbox automatically
      5m 48s
    8. Managing Outlook data
      4m 46s
  9. 12m 52s
    1. Outlook Social Connector
      3m 7s
    2. Subscribing to blogs
      2m 50s
    3. Creating notes
      2m 33s
    4. Creating and organizing tasks
      4m 22s
  10. 28s
    1. Goodbye
      28s

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Outlook 2010 Essential Training
2h 55m Beginner Jun 22, 2010

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In Outlook 2010 Essential Training, author Karen Fredricks provides in-depth instruction on the key features of Outlook 2010. The course shows how to master fundamental Outlook features including sending and receiving email, creating an address book, and scheduling activities and tasks. It also covers basic administrative tasks including backing up the data file, setting up email accounts, and organizing data both manually and automatically.

Topics include:
  • Using the Office 2010 Backstage View
  • Using and customizing the Office 2010 Ribbon
  • Using Outlook as an email client
  • Filtering email with Quick Steps
  • Scheduling with multiple calendars
  • Creating tasks for to-do items
  • Taking notes
  • Adding multiple addresses and phone numbers for contacts
  • Reading blog posts
  • Integrating with social networking sites
Subjects:
Business Computer Skills (Windows) Email Teacher Tools Education Student Tools
Software:
Outlook
Author:
Karen Fredricks

Setting up POP accounts

A POP e-mail account is one that is normally associated with a Web site or Internet service provider, such as Comcast or AT&T. They are slightly trickier to set up than an Exchange Server Account. Before you begin, you might want to do a little bit of detective work. You want to contact your ISP, or your Internet Service Provider, to find out what information you need to send e-mail, as well as your Web hosting company, to find out what their requirements are. Once you're armed with that information, you'll head over to the File Tab and click on Add Account.

Because these accounts are little trickier than the Exchange Server Account or an IMAP account, we're going to configure these manually, so we're going to choose the manual configuration option and then click Next. We're setting up a POP account and clicking Next. And now we need to start filling in our information. We start by filling in our name and the e-mail address that we will be using. We indicate that it's a POP account, although we can also set up an IMAP account using the same features.

We're going to type in our incoming mail server, as well as our outgoing mail server. We type in our user name, and again, that depends on your Web host. Sometimes you'll be typing in your entire name, and sometimes you'll be needing to type in your actual e-mail address, and you'll type in your password. You can also make decision to either create a brand-new Outlook data file or add this data to an existing data file.

Optionally you might need to go into More Settings and make other modifications based on the input from your Web hosting company. You can also test your account to make sure that the account is properly set up. You'll then click Next and Finish. Remember, you can set up multiple e-mail accounts in Outlook. Once you set up your primary mail account, you can set up additional ones; for example, I use my Karen account for my clients, an info account for general inquiries and a blog account to help me track the effectiveness of my blog site.

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Q: The author covers Quick Parts in detail in Chapter 4, but doesn't mention how to delete them. How do I delete Quick Parts?
A: To delete a Quick Part, go to the Insert tab on the Ribbon. Select the Quick Parts dropdown menu and right-click on the Quick Part. Choose Organize and Delete.

The Organize and Delete dialog box will open. Select the Quick Part and clock Delete.

Note: The Organize and Delete option is selectable only in rich text editing mode. If you are composing an email in plain text mode, the option will appear grayed out.
 
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