Configuring Microsoft Outlook Express for Domain E-mail

Configuring Your Incoming Mail Server Settings:

Step 1: Start the Microsoft Outlook Express mail client application.

Step 2: On the main menu bar click "Tools" and select "Account..." to bring up the "Internet Accounts " window.



Step 3: In the "Internet Accounts " window, click on the "Mail" tab to show all e-mail accounts configured in Outlook Express. Next click on the "Add" button and select "Mail...". This will open up the "Internet Connection Wizard" window.



Step 4: In the "Internet Connection Wizard" window, fill in the name to be displayed with this domain e-mail account into the "Display name:" field. Then click the "Next" button.



Step 5: Next, fill in the domain e-mail for this account into the "E-mail address:" field. Then click the "Next" button.



Step 6: Next, fill in the "Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server:" field and the "Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:" field with "mail.mydomain.com" where "mydomain.com" is replaced with your domain name you are using with this domain e-mail account. Then click the "Next" button.



Step 7: Next, fill in the "Account name: " field with your domain e-mail address and the "Password:" field with the password for your domain e-mail account. Also enable/check the "Remember password" field and uncheck the "Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" field. Then click the "Next" button.



Step 8: Click the "Finish" button to return to the "Internet Accounts " window, and proceed to the instructions (below) to finish configuring your outgoing mail server settings.






Configuring Your Outgoing Mail Server Settings:

Step 1: In the "Internet Accounts " window, click on the "Mail" tab to show all e-mail accounts configured in Outlook Express. Next, click on your domain e-mail account to select it, then click the "Properties" button to open up the e-mail "Properties" window.



Step 2: In the e-mail "Properties" window, the domain e-mail account settings should already be filled in. At the bottom of the e-mail "Properties" window, enable/check the "My server requires authenication" field, then click the "Settings..." button to open the "Outgoing Mail Server" window.



Step 3: In the "Outoging Mail Server " window, make sure the "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" is selected. Then click the "OK" button to return to the e-mail "Properties" window. Finally, click the "OK" button in the e-mail "Properties" windows to save the changes, then close out of the "Internet Accounts" window.