How to Configure Outlook Express?

By | August 19, 2011

Outlook express is an email client and it is a great utility provided by Microsoft. You can manage your emails and their scheduling by using Outlook Express. Windows address book is used by it for storing contact information. If you are using Windows XP operating system then you can also integrate it with Windows Messenger.

Open Outlook Express, You can do it by following Click on the Start Button >> All Programs >> Outlook Express

At ‘Tools’ menu click on ‘Accounts’
Click ‘Add >> Mail’  to add new mail
This will carry you to ‘Internet Connection Wizard’

You can set your desired name on ‘Your Name page’ of the wizard, This name will be displayed as your name to the email receivers.

On the Internet Explorer Address page provide your email and click on ‘Next’.

Here you are at E-mail Server Names page, where you need to provide the information about Incoming mail server type, Incoming mail server name, and Outgoing mail server name. Click on the ‘Next’ after filling these details.

Here you are at final window of ‘Internet Mail Logon’, where you need to provide your ‘Account name’ and ‘Password’, Then click ‘‘Next’ and ‘Finish’.

Here you complete the setup of your Outlook Express and You can check it by sending a trial mail to another email ID and vice versa.