Outlook 2010

Here are the instructions for Outlook 2010 in case you were interested to know.

1. Start Outlook 2010

2. Open Account Setup wizard:

2.1 If it’s your first email account (first time open):

      • When prompted to configure an email account, click Next:

      • To add an email account, click Yes, and then click Next.

2.2 If you want to add additional email account:

      • Go to File tab:

      • Click on Add account:

3. Near the bottom, select the button that says, “Manually configure server settings or additional server types”, and press on Next button:

4. Select the first option “Internet E-mail” and press on Next button:

5. 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 yourname@vcn.bc.ca

6. 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:

7. For the part where it says to type in your Server Information:

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.

7.1 When you use VCN dial up connection:

    • field enter mail.vcn.bc.ca
    • select No Authentication

8. After you are done filling out the User Information, Logon Information, and Server Information, click on More Settings:

9. Click on the Outgoing Server tab.

10. Check the box My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Click on the radio button, Use same settings as my incoming mail server:

11. Click OK once you are done with Outgoing Server tab.

12. Click Next:

13. Click Finish: