Configure an Email Account in Outlook Express
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This tutorial assumes that you’ve already created your new email account in your web hosting, typically through your hosting control panel. Now let’s learn how to setup that new email account in Outlook Express.
Start by clicking the
The Internet Accounts window appears. Click the
button then click
as you would like it to appear in the
field of outgoing emails. Then click
Now enter your
new email address
. Then click
Now you have to enter your
server names. These server names will have been provided to you in your welcome email and often times are simply
Now enter the
as provided to you by your hosting provider. This may be the entire email address or just the username prefix.
Then enter your
to complete the setup wizard.
At this point we are almost done, but first let’s go finish configuring the email properties.
Select the email you just created. Then click
Change the name of the email account to something more recognizable. Enter an Organization if applicable. Then enter a
Click on the
tab. Tick the box for
. This means that Outlook Express will login to your mail server even when sending emails (not just receiving), ensuring that you are the only one that can send emails from your account. Then click
Most SMTP servers use the same
as the incoming (POP3) servers, so just leave this selected. Then click
so the changes take effect. Then click
That’s it! We’ve successfully setup an email account and can now start
email to and from that account from
button to exit setup.
Remember that you also have to create that email address in your hosting account before it will work.
Article ID: 42
Created: October 29, 2014 at 4:39 PM
Modified: December 11, 2014 at 10:22 AM
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