Microsoft® Outlook Express 6 Configuration
Features of Microsoft® Outlook Express 6
Microsoft Outlook Express 6 is an e-mail program also known as ‘E-mail Client’. This e-mail program is mainly used for managing the e-mail like sending, receiving, composing, storing etc. Among the lot of e-mail programs, Microsoft Outlook Express is the most popular one. The main reason for the popularity of this software is that it comes as a bundle with world’s popular web browser Internet Explorer. The simple and easy user interface of this browser also makes it popular among all other browsers. By using this Microsoft Outlook Express, we can easily manage our e-mail accounts. We can add more than one e-mail account to this software and thus can simply manage them together. By using this application we can sort our e-mails into groups and can store it on our systems. So we can easily access the mails at any time we want.
Following details gives users more information regarding the Microsoft Outlook Express 6 Configuration:
- Setting up an e-mail account
- Adding new e-mail account
- Setting up POP3 e-mail account
Setting up an e-mail account
The process of setting a new e-mail account to Microsoft Outlook Express 6 is a very simple process. To add a new account, first click on the ‘Tools’ in Microsoft Outlook Express, and then select ‘Accounts’. Then the ‘Internet Accounts’ window will be opened. It will display all the currently having account details. Click on the ‘All’ tab and then it will display four directory services in that.
Adding new e-mail account
For adding a new e-mail accounts to Microsoft Outlook Express 6 open the ‘Internet Accounts’ by clicking the ‘Tools’ menu. Then select ‘Accounts’ and then the window is opened. Now click on ‘Add’ button and then click on ‘Mail’. Now enter the ‘Display Name’ and click on ‘Next’ button. Then in the next window enter the e-mail address of the user. Click ‘Next’ to configure the mail server.
On the ‘E-mail Server Names’ window first enter the incoming mail server address. Commonly it comes in the 'mail.emailDomain.com' format. Where the ‘emailDomain.com’ is the e-mail provider’s domain. Also enter the outgoing mail server address on the respective text box. Then click the ‘Next’ button and in the new window will be opened. In the new ‘Internet Mail Logon’ window, enter the account name and password. Click 'Next' to go to the next window and then click on ‘Finish’ button in that to complete the process.
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