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Outlook Express Email Setup


Add a new email account

Step 1:

Launch Microsoft Outlook Express

Note: If this is the first email account setup on this computer then skip to Step 4.



Step 2:

On the menu bar at the top, select Tools and then click Accounts




Create new account 

Step 3:

Click Add, and then click Mail to open the Internet Connection Wizard.




Mail Account Setup

Step 4:

Enter your name (which will appear the “From” field in your emails), then click Next




Mail Account Setup

Step 5:

Enter your email address, then click Next




Server Settings

Step 6:

Select “POP3” as the incoming server type.


Step 7:

Enter the POP and SMTP server information, then click Next




Server Authentication 

Step 8:

Click Finish

Step 9:

You will be returned to the Internet Accounts screen. Select the recently created email account (, clickProperties and then proceed to the Server tab.

Step 10:

Ensure that the “My server requires authentication” checkbox is ticked and proceed to the Advanced tab




Server Ports


Click on the Advanced tab

Step 11:

Ensure that the Outgoing Mail port is set to 587 and the Incoming Mail port is set to 110

Step 12:

Click OK



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