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Configuring Outlook Express

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  1. Open Outlook Express.

  2. Click on the Tools menu.

  3. Select Accounts from the drop-down menu.

  4. Click on the Mail tab.

  5. Click on the Add button, then click on Mail.

  6. The Internet Connection Wizard will begin. Enter your name as you 
    would like it to appear. Click Next

  7. Enter your E-mail Address. Click Next


  8. Enter your E-mail Server Names. Replace "mail.yourdomainname.com" with your actual email server domain name. Click Next


  9. Enter your e-mail account information. This information
    was assigned to you when you setup the e-mail address in your Control Panel.
    Click Next to proceed.

  10. Click Finish to end the wizard.


  11. Return to the Internet Accounts window. Click on the Tools menu and Select Accounts from the drop-down menu. You will see the new account . Highlight it and click on Properties.

  12. In the Internet Accounts dialog box. Double click on the account that you just created. Click on the Advanced tab.

  13. Under the Server Port Numbers heading, check if Outgoing mail (SMTP) is 25 and under the Server Timeouts, change it from 1 minute to 2 minutes. Then Click Apply.

  14. Choose the "Servers" tab. 

  15. Check the box next to "My server requires authentication." 

  16. Click the "Apply" button. Click Ok

Article ID: 7, Created On: 2/14/2013, Modified: 2/14/2013