How to Set Up Outlook Express for your pop3 email address.

If you are setting up outlook express for the first time on a computer, start with number 1 below.

If you need to just add your new account to Outlook express (retaining your current account) click here.

To Set up Outlook Express for the first time on a computer.
1. First, open Outlook Express by double-clicking the Outlook Express icon on your desktop

2. Outlook Express

Select "Create a new Internet mail account"
Click "Next" to continue

3. Now you will see the "Your Name" screen.

Type in your name (not your email address)
Click "Next" to continue

4. Now you will see the "Internet E-mail Address" screen.

Type in your e-mail address
Click "Next" to continue

5. The next screen is the "E-mail Server Names" screen,

Select "POP3" from the drop down list.
Enter whatever your ISP uses
Click "Next" to continue

6. The next screen is the "Internet Mail Logon" screen,

Type in your COMPLETE email address in the field titled Account name including the portion.
For example, if your e-mail address is, you would type as your Account name.
Enter in your assigned password.
Check the box next to "Remember password" only if you do not wish to enter your password every time you check your e-mail. (caution - anyone opening Outlook Express on this computer would then be able to access your email account without a password)
Click Next to continue

7. The last screen is the "Congratulations" screen. Click "Finish" to begin sending and receiving e-mail

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This page updated on 8/5/2004