How to Enable SMTP Authentication in Outlook 2003

  • Load Microsoft Outlook 2003
  • From the main screen open the ‘Tools’ menu and then select ‘E-mail Accounts…’


Step Two

  • Select ‘View or change existing e-mail accounts’
  • Click the ‘Next >’ button


Step Three

  • Click on the email account to modify – this will cause it to become highlighted
  • Click on the ‘Change…’ button


Step Four

  • Change the ‘Outgoing mail server (SMTP)’ to the SMTP server we supplied with your signup email
  • Click the ‘More Settings…’ button


Step Five

  • Click the ‘Outgoing Server’ tab


Step Six

  • Tick ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’
  • Select ‘Log on using’
  • Enter the AuthSMTP username and password we supplied when you signed up
  • IMPORTANT: ‘authsmtp.username’ is an example – if your AuthSMTP username was ‘ab12345’ enter it as that and *not* as ‘authsmtp.ab12345’
  • Tick the ‘Remember password’ option
  • Click the ‘Ok’ button


Step Seven

  • Click the ‘Next >’ button then the ‘Finish’ button