Your Outlook Messages on the Mail Server
your inbox e-mail messages on the mail server, you must set up the
incoming mail server as an IMAP client. By default, the Outlook setup
wizard will configure the incoming mail server as
POP3 rather than IMAP. If Outlook is set up as a POP3 account, the
first time you
open your e-mail, your inbox messages disappear from the mail server
and are put in a folder
local computer. While using the wizard, you must manually configure the
server settings to prevent this from happening.
If your messages have already been moved to a folder on your local computer, to get them back to your UD e-mail, you must
first remove the Outlook POP account and then set up an IMAP account.
To do this:
you will create a new e-mail account
in Outlook 2007 and set it up as an IMAP client.
the Windows Control Panel.
the Mail icon:
- Click the E-Mail Accounts button.
the POP account
(it will show "POP/SMTP" as its account type). Click
Yes to confirm. (The e-mail messages will remain in the folder on your local computer.)
an E-mail Account
- In the Windows Control Panel, double-click the Mail
the E-Mail Accounts button.
- Accept the default
selection of "Microsoft
IMAP or HTTP" and click
- Click the check box next to Manually configure server
settings or additional server types:
- Make sure the option button next to "Internet
E-mail" is selected then click Next:
- In the
"Add New E-mail Account" window, type Your
Name in the
box labeled "Your Name":
- Type firstname.lastname@example.org
in the box labeled "E-mail Address."
the "Account Type" to IMAP.
- In the box labeled "Incoming mail server (IMAP)," type mail.udel.edu.
- In the box labeled "Outgoing mail server (SMTP)," type
- Type your_udelnetid
in the box labeled "User
the box labeled "password" blank.
- Clear the check box next to "Remember password."
Close to close the "Account
close the "Mail Setup-Outlook" window.
- Double-click the Outlook
icon on the desktop or Start menu to open the program.
- Log in
using your UDelNet ID password and
account is now set up.
Next, you can return your mail to the UD e-mail server.
your e-mail to your UD e-mail server
you have added the New Account, open Outlook. The messages that were
downloaded from the POP account should be under "Personal
in your local inbox.
- Select and drag the messages from
Folders" inbox to the inbox under "email@example.com."
that the messages are now in the remote inbox by logging into Webmail
- If the messages are on the remote mail server, you can
leave them in the Outlook local inbox or delete them.
- Close Outlook. Leave the
account set up as an IMAP client.