Email Address Setup for Microsoft Outlook Express on Microsoft Windows

If Outlook Express has no current email addresses setup, it will use the setup wizard. If this is the case, skip to step four.

1. Click on "Tools" on the top menu

2. Choose "Accounts"

3. Click the "Add" button on the right and choose "Mail…"

4. Your Name
Type the name you wish to appear on outgoing emails, click "Next"

5. Internet E-mail Address
Type in the complete email address and click "Next"

6. E-mail Server Names
For both the incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server and Outgoing mail (SMTP) server fields, enter
mail.EXAMPLE.com
where EXAMPLE.com is your domain name.

7. Internet Mail Login
Enter the complete email address for the Account Name and the corresponding password and click "Next". Do not check the box for Secure Password Authentication. Click on the "Next" and "Finish."

8. See Knowledge Base article #278 for SMTP Authentication setup. If this step is not completed, email will not work.

More specific instructions and screen shots can be found at Microsoft.com.

** If there are issues sending email after setup, please see Knowledge Base article #762, Alternate SMTP Port for Outlook Express and Outlook (Windows).

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