Outlook Express Email Setup

This is white paper should also work well for the standard Outlook or Microsoft mail setup as well.  Steps won’t be exact, but should get you going.

Outlook Express Email setup

– Internet Connection Wizard

Open outlook, if you dont have anything setup the Internet Connection Wizard will automatically start.  if you do have an email account already setup, then you will need to create a new identity, click on file, click on identities, click on add new identity, that will open up a window to name this mail identity, once you do that connection wizard opens

– Your Name : When you send email, your name will appear in the From field of the outgoing message.  Type your name as you would like it to appear.

– Click Next

– E-Mail address : Your e-mail address is the address other people use to send e-mail messages to you.  Enter the email address you want configure this to send/receive email for.

– Click Next

– E-Mail Server Names : Select POP3 or IMAP for my incoming mail server is a

– Incoming mail server :  yourdomain.com

– Outgoing Mail server :  yourdomain.com

– Click Next

– Internet Mail Logon:  Account name : Enter your username for this email address
Password:  Enter the password for this email address

– Do not check Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)

– Click Next

– Click Finished

– Now lets manually set a couple settings

– Click on tools, then accounts, select the mail tab and then click on properties

– Go to the servers tab

– Look for Outgoing mail server and check the box for my server requires authentication

– Then click on settings button right after that

– Select log on using and then enter your username and password in the blanks.

– Do not check Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)

– Click on OK button

– Now select the Advanced tab at the top

– Outgoing mail (SMTP) port number : 25 is default and will work for most but some ISPS are blocking this port, so use 587 if 25 will not work for you.

– Click APPLY

– Click OK

– Close out your mail program

– Open Outlook Express back up and you should be ready to send and receive email

Happy E-Mailing 🙂

M3Server – Virtual Dedicated Servers