Outlook Express 6: Manual configuration Print

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The following procedure allows you to configure Outlook Express to connect to your server and send and receive emails.

Step 1

  1. In the Tools menu, click on Accounts....
  2. Click on Add, then click on Mail... to open the Internet Connection Wizard.
  3. On the Your Name page, enter your name as you want it to appear in your messages.
  4. Then click on Next.

Step 2

  1. On the Internet Mail Address page, enter your email address.
  2. Then click on Next.

Step 3

  1. On the Email Server Names page, enter the information that was provided to you in the confirmation email.
  2. Then click on Next.

Step 4

  1. On the Internet Mail Connection page, enter the Account Name and Password.
  2. Click on Next, then on Finish.

Step 5

  1. To connect to your server, you must authenticate yourself. This was not configured by the Connection Wizard.
  2. In the Internet Accounts window, select the account you just created and click on Properties.

Step 6

  1. In the window that opens, mail.mydomain.ch Properties, select the Server tab.
  2. In the Outgoing mail server section, check the " My server requires authentication " box.
  3. Then click on " Settings..." and select " Use the same settings as the mail server for incoming mail ".

Step 7

  1. In the mail.mydomain.ch Properties window, select the Advanced tab.
  2. In Outgoing mail (SMTP) put 587.
  3. Then click on OK (window Properties of mail.mydomain.ch), then Close (window Internet Accounts) and your Outlook Express is now configured to connect to your server.

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