Setting up a new POP3 Freeserve account

If you are looking to set up a new POP3 Freeserve account in Outlook, you have come to the right place. In this article, we will guide you through the process step-by-step, so you can start using your new email account in no time.

Before we begin, it is important to note that Freeserve is now known as Orange, and is a subsidiary of EE. However, the email service is still available under the Freeserve name, and can be accessed through the Orange website.

Here’s how to set up your new POP3 Freeserve account in Outlook:

1. Open Outlook and click on the “File” tab in the top left corner.

2. Click on “Add Account” under the “Account Information” section.

3. Select “Manual setup or additional server types” and click “Next”.

4. Choose “POP or IMAP” and click “Next”.

5. Enter your name and the email address you want to set up.

6. Under “Server Information”, select “POP3” as the account type.

7. In the “Incoming mail server” field, enter “”.

8. In the “Outgoing mail server (SMTP)” field, enter “”.

9. Enter your username and password in the appropriate fields.

10. Click on the “More Settings” button.

11. Click on the “Outgoing Server” tab and check the box that says “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”.

12. Click on the “Advanced” tab and enter the following information:

– Incoming server (POP3): 995
– Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL

– Outgoing server (SMTP): 587
– Use the following type of encrypted connection: TLS

13. Click “OK” to save your settings.

14. Click “Next” and Outlook will test your account settings.

15. If everything is set up correctly, you will see a message that says “Congratulations! All tests completed successfully”.

16. Click “Finish” to complete the setup process.

Congratulations, you have successfully set up your new POP3 Freeserve account in Outlook! You can now start sending and receiving emails using your new email address.

If you encounter any issues during the setup process, double-check that you have entered all the information correctly. If you are still having trouble, you may need to contact your email provider for further assistance.


We hope this guide has been helpful in setting up your new POP3 Freeserve account in Outlook. If you have any further questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to reach out to your email provider for assistance. Happy emailing!

Athena Estudy

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