Set-up e-mail in Outlook/Outlook Express/Windows Live Mail?  Print this Article

To set-up a mail account in Outlook, Outlook express or Windows Live Mail, you first need to open up your chosen Mail program.

In outlook/OE you'll find accounts by going to Tools menu > Accounts/Account Settings > Add / New

Then you will need to configure the following options:

POP3 server (incoming) which should be included in your welcome e-mail

SMTP server (outgoing) which should be included in your welcome e-mail

You will need to create some mailboxes before you continue, you can do this from Mailbox configuration in your control panel.

Username: and password you defined for the mailbox.

You'll need to also ensure you click advanced options > Outgoing mail and tick Use Authentication and Use same authentication credentials for outgoing server. If your ISP blocks port 25, please edit the port configuration to use port: 587

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