Setting up Outlook 2003 for email

  1. To open Outlook 2003 double-click the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 icon on your desktop

     

  1. If the Email Accounts wizard does not launch on it's own, select Tools from the top menu, and Email Accounts... from the dropdown list

     

  1. Select Add a new email account and click Next to continue

 

  1. On the Server Type screen, select POP3 and then click Next to continue

 

  1. On the Internet Email Settings (POP3) page you will need to fill in your information for each of the six fields.
    Your Name: type in your name
    Email Address: type in your Comcast provided email address
    User Name: type in your Comcast user name (the part before @comcast.net in your email address)
    Password: type in your password
    Incoming mail server (POP3): type in mail.comcast.net
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP): type in smtp.comcast.net.
    When each of the six fields have been filled, click the Test Account Settings ... button

 

  1. If anything shows up as Failed, return to the previous window and double-check your settings
  1. At this point you have finished setting up Outlook 2003 and need to click the Finish button. You may now begin to use Outlook 2003 to send and receive email.

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