Outlook AOL Mail newbie Please help

  • Thread starter Thomas R Grassi Jr
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Thomas R Grassi Jr

I can not get outlook to work I setup it so I could get to AOL Email

I used this procedure

How do I use Outlook 2002 and 2003 to read and send AOL e-mail?

You can read and send AOL e-mail using Microsoft® Outlook® 2002 and
Outlook® 2003.

To configure a new e-mail account in Outlook:

1.. Open Outlook 2002 or Outlook 2003.
2.. On the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts.
3.. In the E-mail Accounts window, click Add a new e-mail account.
4.. Click Next.
5.. In the Server Type window, click IMAP.
6.. Click Next.
7.. In the Internet E-mail Settings (IMAP) window, enter the following
a.. Your Name. Enter the name you wish to appear on outgoing e-mail.
b.. E-mail Address. Enter your full AOL e-mail address, e.g.,
(e-mail address removed).
c.. User Name. Enter your AOL screen name, e.g., eyelvjennifer.
d.. Password. Enter the password for your AOL account.
e.. Incoming mail server (IMAP). Enter the following: imap.aol.com.
f.. Outgoing mail server (SMTP). Enter the following: smtp.aol.com.
8.. Click More Settings.
9.. Click the Outgoing Server tab.
10.. Click the My outgoing server requires authentication check box.
11.. Click Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
12.. Click the Advanced tab.
13.. In the Outgoing mail (SMTP): field, change the number that displays
to 587.
14.. Click OK.
15.. Click Next.
16.. Click Finish.

I have Windows XP Pro SP3 running Outlook 2002 SP3

When I click on send/receive it seems to work but I get no email in I have
not yet tried to send one yet but I want to make sure I can receive emails
using Outlook 2002 as my IMAP client

Any help or ideas



Jocelyn Fiorello

When you say "it seems to work" what do you mean? You don't get any error
messages or codes?

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