Outlook 2003

Here are the instructions for Outlook 2003 in case you were interested to know.

    1. Start Outlook 2003, and on the Tools menu, click E-mail accounts:
    2. Select Add a new email account and Press Next:


  1. Select POP3 and press on Next button:
  2. For the part where it says to type your User Information, please type:
    • Your Name, which you would like to use to identify yourself.
    • Also, type your e-mail address, which for example, can be [email protected].


  3. For the part where it says to type your Logon Information, please type your username (without the @vcn.bc.ca); please type also your password:
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  4. For the part where it says to type in your Server Information:
    6-1. NOTE: Using the Outgoing Mail Server ‘out.vcn.bc.ca’ first requires registering for access HERE.

    NOTE: If you wish to use Telus or Shaw as your internet provider, please go to your provider’s website and follow their Outgoing Server settings.

      • Please type your Incoming mail server (POP3): mail.vcn.bc.ca
      • Your Outgoing mail server (SMTP): out.vcn.bc.ca


      • Press on More Settings button, go to Advanced tab, and change the configurations as following:- Incoming server (POP3): 110
        – Check “The server requires a secure connection (SSL)” check-box
        – Outgoing server (SMTP): 587
        – Check “The server requires a secure connection (SSL)” check-box
      • Press on Ok button.


    6-2. When you use VCN dial up connection:

    • field enter mail.vcn.bc.ca
    • select No Authentication
  5. After you are done filling out the User Information, Logon Information, and Server Information, click on More Settings:
  6. Click on the Outgoing Server tab:
  7. Check the box My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Click on the radio button, Use same settings as my incoming mail server:
  8. Click OK once you are done
  9. Click Finish: