Setting Up Outlook Express 6.x

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook Express.
  2. Click on the Tools menu and go to Accounts.
  3. Click on the Add button, and select Mail from the menu that appears.
  4. The window that appears will ask you for a "Display Name," type in your own name here then click Next.
  5. Enter your e-mail address in the space provided, then click Next.
  6. On the next page, set the type of server to POP3.
  7. Enter the name of the mailserver (mail.yourdomain) in the Incoming and Outgoing Server boxes then click Next.
  8. In the Account Name field, enter your e-mail address, then enter your password in the field provided and click next.
  9. Click on the Finish button in the next window.
  10. In the Internet Accounts window, click on the Mail tab.
  11. Highlight your account name, then click on the Properties button to the right.
  12. In the window that appears, click on the tab labeled Servers.
  13. Near the bottom of the page, place a check mark next to "My Outgoing Server Requires Authentication."
  14. Click on the Apply button, then on OK.
  15. Click on the Close button to close the Internet Accounts screen.

Outlook Express should now be configured.