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How do I add my email account to Outlook Express 5 or 6?
Posted by Support, Last modified by Support on 06 April 2009 04:50 PM
Go here to setup your e-mail program or follow the steps below:

Email - Outlook Express - Version 5.0 or 6.0 - Adding An Account

Step 1:
Open Outlook Express. Click on Tools and choose Accounts.

Step 2:
In the Internet Accounts Window, click Add and choose Mail.

Step 3:
Type in your Name and click Next.

Step 4:
Type in your email address and click Next.

Step 5:
Choose POP3 as the incoming mail server. For the server names for both Outgoing and Incoming, type mail.your-domain-name.ext. (ie

Step 6:
Type in your full email address as your account name. Also type in your password and click Next.

Step 7:
Click Finish on the Congratulations screen.

Step 8:
You should now see your new account in the Mail tab of the "Internet Accounts" window. Click on that account and select "Properties". In "Properties", (General Tab) change the name of the account to something a little more friendly and add the Organization name and Reply To address (if you want people to reply to a different email address than the one for this account.

Step 9:
Click on the "Server" tab and tick the box under "Outgoing Mail Server" labeled "My server requires authentication".

Step 10:
Click OK. Click Close to close out of the Internet Account window. Finished! You should now be able to send and receive email.

Step 11:
In Outlook Express, click Send/Receive.

you are unable to connect to the smtp server, your ISP may be blocking port 25 from 3rd party use. Contact your ISP and ask them for their SMTP server address if this occurs. You can also use and SMTP Port 587.
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