How to check your work email at home

Somtimes you want to check your work email at home and vice versa using multiple computers. Here is how

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Most people find it easiest to use our web based email system to check for messages while not at the office. Check with your IT guys to find out whats the URL

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However, you want to check your email just like at work, using Microsoft Outlook. This will require some configuration on your part. Setup for email programs vary, however your email program will ask for the following information: username, incoming server (POP or IMAP), outgoing server (SMTP), return address, name etc

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Open Microsoft Outlook, On the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts

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Select Add a new e-mail account, and then click Next.

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Select POP3, and then click Next.

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In the Your Name box, type your full name the way you want it to appear to other people. In the E-mail Address box, type your e-mail user name followed by @yourcompany.com.

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Under Server Information, do the following: In the Incoming mail server (POP3) box, type mail.yourcompany.com In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) box, type smtp.yourcompany.com.

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Under Logon Information, do the following: In the User Name box, type your user name provided by your company. In the Password box, type your password. Select the Remember password check box

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To verify that your account is working, click Test Account Settings. If there is missing or incorrect information, such as your password, you will be prompted to supply or correct it. Make sure your computer is connected to the Internet.

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Hit OK, you're done!