Set-up your e-mail in Outlook Express

Launch Outlook Express 6 (OE6) - Go to 'Start', 'All Programs', 'Outlook Express'



If you already have an e-mail account, follow all steps

If this is the first time you are using OE6, skip steps 1 to 3


1) Go to ‘Tools’ and select ‘Accounts’



2) Next, go to the ‘Mail’ folder



3) Next click on ‘Add’, ‘Mail…’




4) Next, key in a name you would like others to see you as




5) Next key in your e-mail address



6) Next, key in the ‘POP3’ server details. For those who are hosted with Strive Computers, you can get it from the welcome e-mail sent to you. In general, it should be mail.yourdomainname and assigned suffix. Contact your hosting company if you are not sure.



7) Next, enter your account name which is your e-mail address and your e-mail password



8) Next click ‘Finish’



9) Now go back to ‘Tools’ and select ‘Accounts’




10) Next, go to the ‘Mail’ folder, select your account and click on ‘Properties’ 




11) Go to the ‘Servers’ folder & check on the checkbox ‘My server requires authentication’ then click ‘OK’



12) Next click ‘Close’



13) Finally click on ‘Send & Receive’ to get or send e-mails





There you go. Quite easy right? If you still have difficulties, feel free to contact us. Thanks