How to Setup Frontier Mail in Microsoft Outlook
Do you have a Frontier email account? Do you want to set it up in your Microsoft Outlook program? Do you know the right procedure for Microsoft Outlook setup for a Frontier mail? Don’t worry. Here is a free Outlook support guide for you to help you easily set up your Frontier email.
Before you start, make sure that you have an active and valid Frontier email address, user account name, and password also. A Frontier email address may have any domain name from @frontiernet.net, @newnorth.net, @citlink.net, @epix.net @frontier.com, and to @gvni.com. It is also good to have the incoming and outgoing server information handy. However, if you don’t have the server information, there is no need to worry. The steps below contain such information.
Open Outlook, click the Tools menu and point to Account Settings. When in the Account Settings window, click the E-mail tab. if you already have an email account set up, you will see it listed there under E-mail. If there is none, you will not see any email account. Now since you have to set up a new Frontier email account, click on the New button. You will see the Add New E-mail Account dialog box.
Click to check the box at the extreme bottom left hand side saying Manually configure server settings or additional server types. Click Next to proceed. When asked to Choose E-mail Service, click to select Internet E-mail and click the Next button. Under the heading Internet E-mail Settings, fill up each box with necessary and correct information. Under User Information, enter your name (what is registered with your Frontier email service) and complete email address in the relevant boxes.
Under Server Information, select Account Type as POP3 from the drop-down arrow (you can select any server Microsoft Exchange, IMAP, POP3, or HTTP as required). Type ‘pop3.frontier.com’ (without quotes and as is) in the Incoming mail server field and ‘smtp.frontier.com’ in the Outgoing mail server field. Under Logon Information, type your complete email address for username and password in the relevant fields. Take utmost care when typing all the information, do not make typingspelling mistakes. These can lead to error messages and consequently unsuccessful setup of your email account.
Check the box beside Remember password. It will save you from entering your password to log in to your Frontier email account every time you open Outlook. However, if there users also that use your computer, you can leave this box unchecked. Click the More Settings button. Click the Outgoing Server menu and check the box beside My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Also click to select the box beside Log on using and enter your complete email address in the User Name box and password in the Password box.
Thereafter, highlight the Advanced menu and type ‘995’ in the Incoming server (POP3) box and ‘465’ in the Outgoing server (SMTP) box. Select SSL from the drop-down arrow next to Use the following type of encrypted connection below both Incoming and Outgoing servers. Click the OK button to exit the Internet E-mail Settings window. Click Next and then the Finish button to exit the Outlook email setup window. Close and reopen Microsoft Outlook. Click the Send/Receive button to begin downloading your Frontier emails.
The above mentioned procedure is intended for Microsoft Outlook 2007. Other versions of Microsoft Outlook would have about the same Outlook setup procedure. You can have a look at your Outlook manual for more information on navigation to different options.