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Click More Settings. This takes you to the Internet E-mail Settings dialog box, where you may further modify your Internet e-mail account.

The Internet E-mail Settings Dialog Box

The information that you entered in the "How to Configure the Internet E-mail Information Service" section is added to various tabs in the Internet E-mail Settings dialog box. This is where you make modifications and changes to your Internet E-mail account.

General Tab

The General tab is the location that you use to rename your e-mail account.

  • Mail Account: Type a name for this account.
  • Organization: The name of your company; not a required entry.
  • Reply E-mail: This is optional and only used if you want replies to your messages sent to another e-mail address.

Outgoing Server Tab

The Outgoing Server tab is new for Outlook 2002. The Test Account Settings button sets all required fields on this tab.

  • The My server requires authentication check box: Click to select this check box to turn this setting on, and to select the type of log on authentication your server requires.
  • The Log on using Secure Password Authentication check box. Click to select this check box only if NCW-Online instructs you to. Very few providers use this setting.
  • The Log onto incoming mail server before sending mail check box. NCW-Online requires that you receive messages first. It implies that you are an authenticated user, and are not using the ISP to send unwanted commercial messages (SPAM) to unsuspecting recipients.

Connection Tab

  1. Connection Section The Connection tab contains information about how to connect to your e-mail server. There are three ways to connect to your ISP's e-mail server. Select one of the appropriate connection type listed in this section.
    1. Connect using my local area network (LAN): This connection allows you to log on to your e-mail server through your existing network connection. Your network configuration must support access to the Internet. Please see your network administrator for more details.
    2. Connect using my phone line: The Internet Mail Service looks for a Dialup Networking connection to establish a log on with your ISP. Once you are logged on to your ISP, it attempts to connect to your ISP's e-mail server. If this section is not available (grayed out), it may indicate that the Microsoft Windows Dialup Networking feature is not installed on your computer. Please refer to the "If Dialup Networking Is Not installed" section of this article for more information.
    3. Connect Using Internet Explorer's or a 3rd Party Dialer: If you click to select this option, Outlook uses a default connection method that has already been configured.
  2. Modem Section
    1. After you click Connect using my phone line, you must define a Dialup Networking connection to use. You can select an existing connection from the list, or you can click Add to create a new connection.
    2. To edit the properties of a connection, use the drop-down list box to select the desired connection, and then click Properties. This takes you to the existing connection's Properties page.

Advanced Tab

The Advanced tab allows you to set the POP3 and SMTP server ports, define whether the server requires secure connection, and define server timeout settings and delivery settings. The delivery settings allow you to read a message, but leave the message on the server for a specified time. This feature is especially helpful if you use the same e-mail account from more than one computer.

How to Transfer Internet E-mail

The following information is the four ways to send and receive Internet e-mail.

  1. Press F9 on the keyboard: If you press F9, your connection type is verified and then uploads the messages from your Outbox and downloads your messages from the server. If you are connected through a LAN connection, messages flow without any other dialog boxes. If you connect to your ISP with a modem, the Dial Up Networking connection starts and establishes the connection. Messages upload from your Outbox and download from the e-mail server.
  2. On the Tools menu, point to Send/Receive, and then click Send/Receive All or click the e-mail account name: You can select to send messages only. On the Tools menu, point to Send/Receive, and then click Send All. This option does not download any messages from the server. If you click Send/Receive on the Tools menu and you have multiple e-mail accounts, you have the option to select the e-mail account that you want to use.
  3. On the Standard toolbar click Send/Receive: If you click the Send/Receive button on the Standard toolbar, it is the same as when you press F9 on the keyboard.
  4. Connect with the Work With Headers menu selection: To work with headers rather than full messages, use the commands listed under Work With Headers that is a submenu of Send/Receive on the Tools menu. With Remote Mail, you can scan the headers, and then mark the messages that you want to receive, copy, or delete. While using Remote Mail, you can compose messages and send them to your Outbox at any time, and send and receive messages when you connect to your mailbox. This feature allows you to keep your messages on the server.