FAQHow do I configure Outlook Express to get my e-mail?

 

 

To configure Outlook Express:

  1. Click the Tools menu then select 'Accounts'.
  2. In the window that opens click the 'Mail' tab to display your mail account. Click the first entry then click the 'Properties' button on the right.
  3. When the new window opens it should be on the 'General' tab, on the 'E-Mail Address' line enter your full e-mail address in the form [email protected] where mydomain.co.za is your domain name (the part of your e-mail address that appears AFTER the @ sign).
  4. Click the 'Servers' tab to display information about your mail servers and account details.
  5. On the 'Incoming Mail (POP3)' line change this to mail.mydomain.com where mydomain.com is your domain name (the part of your e-mail address that appears AFTER the @ sign) e.g. mail.smokeyjoe.co.za
  6. On the 'Outgoing mail (SMTP)' line change this to smtp.mydomain.com where mydomain.com is your domain name (the part of your e-mail address that appears AFTER the @ sign) e.g. smtp.smokeyjoe.ca. 
  7. On the 'Account Name' line enter either the mail account name you have been supplied by HYPERLINK OR your full e-mail address in the form name%mydomain.co.za where mydomain.com is your domain name (the part of your e-mail address that normally appears AFTER the @ sign). NOTE: the use of the % symbol (rather than the more normal @) is intentional and is used only when configuring Outlook Express.
  8. Change the 'Password' line if required or leave blank.
  9. Click OK
  10. Click OK again to make your changes effective.
  11. If you fail to read your mail shut down and reload Outlook Express to use the new settings.

You will now be able to read mail from your new account.

 

Date Created: 2010-10-14 06:47:48

Date Modified: 2010-11-19 15:14:05

 

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