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outlook problem

Mar 18, 2012 by MirrorXYZ
Hi guys,

I’m having a problem sending emails using Outlook, it's just not working. Does any one know how can this be fixed?


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Mar 18, 2012 by FixHost
Hi Mirror,

The most common reason for not being able to send emails through Outlook are wrong Outlook settings

check that you are useing the correct Mail Client settings:

•Incoming mail server (POP3/IMAP server): mail.yourdomain.com
•Outgoing mail server (SMTP server): mail.yourdomain.com
•Username: the full e-mail address like email@yourdomain.com
•SMTP authentication must be enabled for the login to be successful.
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Mar 18, 2012 by WebProX
Hello there,

In addition to wrong settings, a very common reason for this could be that the port 25 is blocked. port 25 is the standard port used for SMTP connection. If your Internet provider is blocking this port, it is recommended to use the alternative port 2525 for your email SMTP connection.
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Mar 18, 2012 by ZakWeb
check whether SMTP port 25 is blocked. You can do that by typing the following; telnet my-domain-name.com 25 in the command prompt and if you get a message saying that the connection is refused then you should either use the alternative port for your SMTP connection (2525), or contact your service provider.