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How to set up Outlook Express

Setup Outlook Express with Hosting - This tutorial will teach you how to setup your Hosting email account with Outlook Express. How to configure your Hosting email account in Outlook Express.

Microsoft Outlook is a part of Microsoft Office, if you don't have it then you should install it or use free alternatives like Mozilla Thunderbird.

Outlook

These email settings are also available for other devices like PC, Mac, Iphone, etc. Just choose your option in our menu.

 

How to configure your Hosting email account in Outlook Express

Open Outlook Express

If this is the first time you open Outlook Express, a window will immediately pop up asking you to setup your email account. Click yes and proceed. Now you will only need to read this tutorial fromhere *

If this is not the first time you open Outlook Express, no setup window will pop up.
To setup a new email account just click on Tools and select Accounts like in the following picture:

A new window will open displaying your Internet Accounts
Click on Add and chose Mail

* The Internet Conexion Wizard window will pop up

These are the most common settings BUT you should ONLY use the ones provided by your Hosting service.

Incoming server (POP3): mail.yourwebsite.com | port 110 | No encrypted connection
But in it can also be mail.anotherserver.com | port 995 | encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing server (SMTP): mail.yourwebsite.com | port 587 | No encrypted connection
But in it can also be mail.anotherserver.com | port 465 | encrypted connection: SSL
Requires authentication with your username (your email) and password (provided by your hosting provider)

Never leave copies of messages in the server otherwise your server account will keep pilling up emails until its full, resulting in errors and preventing you from sending and recieving emails (and deleting them from your Outlook's inbox will make no difference)

 

Now imagine this is you:

Your name: Peter Smith

Your company: TechSmith

You website: www.techsmith.com

Your email: info@techsmith.com

 

Insert your data as the following picture:









But you haven't finished yet!
Click on Finish and you will go back to Internet Accounts.
Now select your new email account and click on Properties.
Insert your data as the following picture:
Click Finish and you're donne.
Set up your email on other devices:
PC | MAC | ANDROID | IPHONE