Add or remove an Outlook Mobile Service account

You can use Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 to send text and multimedia messages to a mobile phone device as well as receive messages from the device. To do so, you need to add and configure an Outlook Mobile Service account.

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Add an Outlook Mobile Service account

  1. On the Tools menu, click Account Settings.
  2. On the E-mail tab, click New.
  3. Click Other, and then click Outlook Mobile Service (Text Messaging) from the list of server types.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Do one of the following.
    • Add a service provider automatically    
      1. Click Fill in this information using Microsoft Office Online configuration.
      2. From the Choose your wireless carrier's country/region list, click the location in which you are subscribed to your wireless carrier.
      3. From the Choose your current wireless carrier list, click the name of your wireless carrier and follow the instructions provided by the wireless carrier to create your account.
    • Add a service provider manually    
      1. Type the Web service address of your wireless carrier in the Web Service Address box.
      2. Under Logon Information, enter your user name in the User ID box and your password in the Password box.
      3. If you are the only user who works on your computer, you can select the Remember password check box.

 Note   We recommend that you test your account by clicking the Test Account Settings button.

  1. Click OK.
    To begin using your Outlook Mobile Service account to send mobile messages, exit and restart Outlook.

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Remove an Outlook Mobile Service account

  1. On the Tools menu, click Account Settings.
  2. On the E-mail tab, select the Outlook Mobile Service account that you want to remove, and then click Remove.
  3. To confirm the removal of the account, click Yes.

 Note   Removing an Outlook Mobile Service account does not delete your account with your wireless carrier. It only affects your account settings in Outlook.

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Applies to:
Outlook 2007