How do I setup my email in Outlook Express? ( Windows XP User)

Date: December 31st, 2011 | Category: Email, General FAQ

Start > Programs > Outlook Express
If a window came asking Your Name then its Ok if not then Tools > Accounts > Mail > Click On Add and Mail
( If you want to check the settings then you can simply select the email account and click on properties)
Now Display Name: (as you wish) > Next >Email Address: email@yourdomain.com > Next >
My incoming mail server is a [POP3]
Server.Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP, HTTP) server: mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) server: mail.yourdomain.com
Account Name: (email@yourdomain.com) (same as email address.
Password: as appropriate
Log in Using Secure Password Authentication is NOT checked.
Click ‘Next’ and ‘Finished
Now select your newly created email account and Click ‘Properties‘ > ‘Servers’ Tab
My Server requires authentication box should be checked ON Click ‘Advanced’ Tab
Outgoing mail SMTP: 26 ( Also, you can use 25)
This server requires a secure connecion ( SSL) : Not checked
Incoming mail POP3: 110
This server requires a secure connecion ( SSL) : Not checked
Also”leave a copy of message on server” is checked/enable ( this option will leave a copy of mail on server) so you can check remotely/webmail if needed.
Click Apply, OK, OK and test the email.
If it does not work Check and Make sure you have all settings as mentioned above.
Note

Usually, the port used for the Outgoing Mail Server/SMTP Service is 25. However, there might be a situation where your ISP might be blocking the use of port 25 for SMTP service. Many ISPs block port 25 in order to minimize the amount of spam sent using their network. If you are facing issues sending mails using the default port 25, you can confirm with your ISP whether port 25 is indeed blocked by them.

To circumvent this, Sibername allows you to use an alternate port 26 for sending mails if port 25 is blocked:

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