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Email Setup on Outlook Express
Posted by Noble M on 08 May 2014 08:41 PM

Setting up your email on Outlook Express is super easy and will not take you more than 5 minutes. So let's do it:

  1. If you have opened Outlook Express for the first time, skip the initial wizard

  2. Click on the Tools menu

  3. Click on Accounts

    Outlook Express - Step 1


  4. Click on the Mail tab

  5. Click on Add

  6. Click on Mail

    Outlook Express - Step 2


  7. Enter your Display name

  8. Click on Next

    Outlook Express - Step 3


  9. Enter your Email address

  10. Click on Next

    Outlook Express - Step 4


  11. Select Incoming mail server as a POP3 or IMAP server. We'd suggest using POP3, it keeps a copy of your email on your computer so that you can view it even if you're offline

  12. Enter the Incoming mail server as pop.yourdomain.com (‘imap.yourdomain.com’ if you are using IMAP)

    Note:
    If you have a Linux Hosting package, set the Incoming mail server to 'mail.yourdomain.com'

    If you have a Windows Hosting package, set the Incoming mail server to 'yourdomain.com'

  13. Enter the Outgoing mail server as smtp.yourdomain.com

    Note:
    If you have a Linux Hosting package, set the Outgoing mail server to 'mail.yourdomain.com'

    If you have a Windows Hosting package, set the Outgoing mail server to 'yourdomain.com'

  14. Click on Next

    Outlook Express - Step 5


  15. Enter your Email address as the Account name 

  16. Enter your existing Email Password

  17. Leave Log on using Secure Password Authentication(SPA) unchecked

  18. Click on Next

    Outlook Express - Step 1


  19. Click Finish

    Outlook Express - Step 7

  20. You'll now see the Email account created in the Mail tab. Just a few more additional steps and you're good to go

  21. Select your mail account

  22. Click on Properties

    Outlook Express - Step 8


  23. Click on the Servers tab

  24. Tick My server requires authentication

    Outlook Express - Step 9


  25. Click on the Advanced tab

  26. Set the Port for Outgoing mail(SMTP) to 587

  27. Set the Port for Incoming mail(POP3) to 110 (Note - If you're using IMAP, you need to set it to 143)

  28. Tick Leave a copy of mesages on server. This will ensure that a copy of your email is stored on our servers even after it gets downloaded to your Outlook Express

  29. Click OK

    Outlook Express - Step 11

  30. Click on Close

    Outlook Express - Step 12


That’s it. You're all set to use your email account on your Outlook Express.

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