User Guide for Setting up POP3 Email Account on Outlook Express

Steps to Add and Configure a New Internet POP3 E-mail Account with Outlook Express.
This User Guide applies to Outlook Express version 5 / 6.

  1. Start Outlook Express.

  2. On the Tools menu, select Accounts.




  3. In the Internet Accounts dialog box, click Add button, and then click Mail.




  4. In the Internet Connection Wizard dialog box Your Name, enter your name in the Display Name field, type the name that you want others to see when you send an Email eg. Jane Lee, and then on click the Next button.




  5. In the Internet Connection Wizard dialog box Internet E-mail Address, enter your Email address in the E-mail address field, eg. jane@yourdomain.com, and then click Next button.




  6. In the Internet Connection Wizard dialog box E-mail Server Names, choose POP3 For My Incoming Server.
    Type in the incoming mail server name in the Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server field, eg. mail.yourdomain.com.

    Type in the outgoing mail server name in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server eg. mail.yourdomain.com.
    Click on the OK button to continue.

    NOTE : for example, if your email address is jane@xyz.cn, then your incoming mail server and outgoing mail server will be mail.xyz.cn.




  7. In the Internet Connection Wizard dialog box Internet Mail Logon,
    enter your account name in the format of user@yourdomain.com in the Account name field.
    And enter your password in the Password field.
    Leave the Remember password option checked if you want to save the password from future password typing.
    Click Next to continue.

    NOTE : Your Account Name is usually same as your email address, eg. jane@yourdomain.com.




  8. In the Internet Connection Wizard dialog box Congratulations, click Finish button.



  9. Then, the internet Accouts menu come out, Click the account that your just created, then click properies.



  10. The Account Properties menu come out, click the server tab.



  11. On the server tab, Check the "My server requiers authentication" check box, then click OK.


  12. In the advanced tab, Please change the outgoing mail (SMTP) to: 2525


  13. In the Internet Accounts dialog box, click Close button.
    Your email account is now setup and ready to use.




  14. For the first time login and check your Email, Click on the Send/Recv button.

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