Setting up email in Outlook Express

How to setup your email accounts

Step 1
Start Outlook Express.

Step 2
On the Tools menu, click Accounts.

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

Step 4
In the Display Name box, type the name that you want others to see when you send a message, and then click Next.

Step 5
In the E-mail Address box, type the e-mail address for the account that you are using (for example, me @ mywebsite.co.uk). Click Next.

Step 6
Under E-mail Server Names, type the names of your incoming and outgoing e-mail servers which are: mail.mydomain.com
IMPORTANT: Replace mydomain.com with your actual domain name

Step 7
Username: Your full email address
Password: whatever you have set it up to be.

NOTE:
Ensure Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SAP) is *NOT* checked. Make sure "Outgoing Mail Server Requires Authentication" *IS* checked.

Step 8
In the Internet Mail Account Name box; type a name to identify the mail account that you are configuring. This is known as the friendly name for the account for your own reference. Click Next.

Step 9
Click the connection type that you use to connect to the Internet, and then click Next.

Step 10
Click Finish, pat yourself on the back, then go grab a cup of tea before you sit down and start writing to all your long lost friends.

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