Setup Instructions for Microsoft Outlook Express
With these step-by-step instructions (includes screen shots), you can easily set up Microsoft Outlook Express to work with your personalized email address. The instructions are for Microsoft Outlook Express 6, but the settings are similar in other versions of Microsoft Outlook Express.
The main information you will use in setting up Outlook Experess is:User Name: your full email address, ie You@YourDomainName
Password: as you setup
Incoming mail server for POP3 accounts: pop.secureserver.net, or
Incoming mail server for IMAP accounts: imap.secureserver.net
Incoming server port for POP 3 accounts: port 110, or
Incoming server port for IMAP accounts: port 143, or if you have SSL enabled, use 993.
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtpout.secureserver.net
Outgoing mail server (SMTP) requires authentication - it does not require "secure password authentication".
- In Microsoft Outlook Express, select Tools > Accounts.
- Select the "Mail" tab in the Internet Accounts window and click "Add."
- Enter you full name and click Next.
- Enter your email address and click Next.
- On the E-mail Server Names window, enter your information as follows:
- My incoming mail server is a
- For POP accounts, select POP3 server
For IMAP accounts, select IMAP server
- Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server
- For POP accounts, enter pop.secureserver.net, or
For IMAP accounts, enter imap.secureserver.net
- Outgoing mail (SMTP) server
- Enter your full email address for your account name, enter your password, and select "Remember Password".
Then click Next.
- Click Finish.
- Select the mail account you just created and click "Properties."
- In the Properties window, select the Servers tab.
- At the bottom of the window, select "My server requires authentication."
Do NOT select "Log on using Secure Password Authentication".
- Select the "Advanced" tab and
(a) for POP accounts, verify that the "Incoming server (POP3)" port is set to 110
for IMAP accounts use port 143, or if you have SSL enabled, use 993.
(b) change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 80. If you have difficulty sending messages, change the port to 25, 587, or 3535.
Create and own a personalize email address for yourself, your family, your organization, your businesses - You @TheNameYouWant.