How To Setup Email in Outlook Express

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Outlook Express

Start Outlook Express, and on the Tools menu, click Accounts.

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


Click the Mail option from the Add button

On the Your Name page of the wizard, type your name as you want it to appear to everyone who gets e-mail from you, and then click Next.

On the Internet Explorer Address page, type your e-mail address, and then click Next.

On the E-mail Server Names page enter your information as follows:

Incoming mail server (POP3):

Outgoing mail server (SMTP):


On the Internet Mail Logon page, type your account name and password. The account name is NOT your email address. Check the Outgoing server requires authentication button.


Click Next, and then Finish.

If you are planning on accessing your email away from your work or home, or on another computer by going to, click on Tools>Accounts, click on your email account, and click Change. Go to the Advanced tab, and click Leave a copy of messages on the server. If you want items to be deleted from the server when you delete them in Outlook Express, select the option. Click Ok.