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How to Configure Outlook Express to send and receive emails
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Article ID: 000064
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Problem
Steps to configure Outlook Express to send and receive your emails.

Solution
Please follow the given steps to configure Outlook Express to send and receive your emails.

1. Start Outlook Express.
2. On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
3. In the Internet Accounts dialog box, click Add, and then click Mail.
4. In the Display Name box, type the name that you want others to see when you send a message, and then click Next.
5. In the E-mail Address box, type the e-mail address for the account that you are using (for example, "janedoe@microsoft.com"), and then click Next.
6. Under E-mail Server Names, select the POP3 as incoming e-mail server type , and then type "www.microsoft.com" [assuming this is the domain name you want to configure emails for] in the names of your incoming and outgoing e-mail servers. Click Next.
7. Depending on your logon type, either type your POP email account name [janedoe@microsoft.com] and password in the POP Account Name and Password boxes. Please DO NOT click Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SAP). Click Next.
8. In the Internet Mail Account Name box; type a name to identify the mail account that you are configuring. This is known as the "friendly" name for the account. Click Next.
9. Click the connection type that you use to connect to the Internet, and then click Next.

If you click Use my phone line to connect, you are prompted to either create a new Dial-Up Networking connection or use an existing one. If Dial-Up Networking has been configured for your ISP, click Use an existing dial-up connection, click the name for your Dial-Up Networking connection in the list, and then click Next.

If you click Connect using my local area network (LAN) or I will establish my Internet connection manually, you are not prompted for any additional settings.

10. Click Finish.
11. Click on Send and Receive Button on the top menu to receive and send your mails.

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