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Setting up Outlook Express email client (May be outdated)

Open Outlook express and let it collect all your current email.

  • Click Tools and select Accounts
  • Pop up box, Internet Accounts, will appear.
  • Make sure the Mail tab is selected.
  • Click Add on the right and select Mail.
  • The Add Account Wizard will start.
    • The first box Enter your Name or Business name, then click next.
    • Enter your new Email Address.
    • IN the box "My incoming mail server" make sure POP3 is selected.
    • In both the incoming mail and outgoing mail boxes type then click next.
    • ON the internet mail login page. Enter your Account name and password. Please note. Your username is your entire email address.
    • Check the remember password box.
    • Leave the Log on using SPA unchecked.
    • Click Next, then click finish.
  • You are almost done.
    • You will return to the Internet accounts and you will see the new account your just created.
    • One more step
    • Click the new account and click Properties.
    • Your properties box will pop up.
    • Select the Servers Tab.
    • At the bottom find "My Server requires Authentication" and click the check box then click settings.
    • Make sure the radio button "Use same settings as my incoming mail server." is selected.
    • Click OK Twice. Then click close.

Go ahead and click "Send/Recv" button and see if you get any errors. If it is all correct, you are done. Now try sending some email, also. Congratulations, you are done.

This is a rough draft, I will revise soon.

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