Instructions for setting up your email in Microsoft Outlook Express

1) Open Outlook Express, go to the Tools menu and select Accounts...

2) Select the Add button on the right and then Mail in the menu that appears.

3) This will now take you through the set-up wizard. You start by enterring your name and then selecting Next

4) Next enter your email address and select next

5) You now enter the connection details:

Incoming Server: POP3
Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server: mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: mail.yourdomain.com

Then select Next.

6) You now enter your login details:

Account name: Your email address
Password: Your email password

Then select next and finish to return to your account screen

7) Your email account will now display in the mail tab. You now need to select the properties button

8) Select the Servers tab and ensure the check box is ticked for My server requires authentication at the bottom of the page


9) Select the Advanced tab and change the Outgoing server (SMTP) port number
from 25 to 587.
Also untick the box for Leave a copy of messages on the server (this will ensure your email is downloaded onto your computer whenever you do a send and receive). If you are also checking your email on a mobile phone, you may want to tick this box and leave email on the server for a day, so your phone has a chance to pick it up.


10) Your email is now ready to send and receive. You can select OK to exit the new account wizard and return to your main page.