Set-Up Instructions: Outlook Express 5.x & 6.x

Have your email address handy for the following set-up instructions.
Your email address is typically your where is your own domain name.

  1. Launch Outlook Express from the START> PROGRAMS menu or double-click the Outlook Express icon on your desktop.

  2. Once in Outlook Express, Click Tools and choose Accounts.

  3. The Internet Accounts box should appear on your screen. Click the Mail tab.

  1. Click Add, and choose Mail.

  2. Where it asks for Display Name, enter your name as you would like it to appear on email you send to others. This can be completely different from your actual email address.

  1. Click Next.

  2. Click the button for "I already have an email address I would like to use." Enter your email address, in the format ''

  1. Click Next.

  2. This screen asks for the names of the incoming and outgoing mail servers. Please enter the following info:

    My incoming mail server is a POP3 server.
    Incoming mail:
    Outgoing mail:

    9a.  An alternative for Outgoing mail server is to use your interconnectivity ISP provider's setting.

  1. Click Next

  2. Fill in your account name. This is the same as your username with   If you would like, you can enter your password.  We believe this to be safe as long as you're the only one with access to your account on your own computer.

    Special note:   We advise using the special syntax for your account name as shown below
                            using a plus sign (+)
    for the user name.

  1. Click Next.

  2. Click Finish to save the settings.

  3. Click Close to close the Internet Accounts box. You are now setup to send and receive email