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Before You StartTo change your existing account information, you need information about your new account. This information is available from your Internet service provider (ISP). The information that you need includes:
- The name of the incoming Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3) server.
- The name of the outgoing Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) mail server, or the Internet Mail Access Protocol (IMAP) mail server.
- Your new e-mail name, account name, and password.
- The ability to use a Dial-Up Networking connection to your ISP, or a local area network (LAN) with access to the Internet.
- Advanced Internet settings, if any are specified by your ISP.
How to Change Your Account Information with Outlook (IMO)You can easily change your e-mail account information, such as your e-mail address and display name. Use these steps to access your e-mail account properties:
- Start Outlook.
- On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
- On the Mail tab, click your existing e-mail account, and then click Properties.
For more information about how to set up Internet mail accounts, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to Change Your Account Information with Outlook (CW)With the Corporate or Workgroup setup of Outlook, your Internet e-mail account information is in the properties of the Internet E-mail service. To access your e-mail account properties:
- Start Outlook.
- On the Tools menu, click Services.
- On the Services tab, click the Internet E-mail - <Account Name> service for the account that you want to change, and then click Properties.
For more information about each setting in the Account Properties dialog box, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Article ID: 259311 - Last Review: Jul 6, 2007 - Revision: 1