How to Configure Microsoft® Outlook Express
What are the tips to set up and configure Microsoft Outlook Express?
Microsoft Outlook Express is an e-mail or news client that comes packed with Internet Explorer and introduced by Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Outlook Express allows you to store, direct, send and accept e-mail messages. There are a number of e-mail programs available in the market, in which Microsoft Outlook Express is the most popular. This e-mail program is POP3 and IMAP compatible and comes with a built in newsreader. You can configure Microsoft Outlook Express to retrieve e-mail from your account via POP or configure it as an IMAP client to access your mail on an IMAP mail server. To send and receive e-mail with Microsoft Outlook Express, first you have to setup and configure it. If you configure your Gmail account in Microsoft Outlook Express it gives you the ability to store more e-mail without exceeding your Gmail storage space.
Following lines describes about setting up and configuring e-mail account on Microsoft Outlook Express and things to remember while setting up an account:
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Microsoft Outlook Express is an e-mail client program that is connected with a network of systems over a server. To send and receive e-mail with Microsoft Outlook Express, you must configure the Microsoft Outlook Express with your server using the Internet connection wizard. Before you start the configuration process, make sure you know the kind of server used and the name of the incoming and outgoing server. After configuring, you can add more than one account with this program.
In order to configure Microsoft Outlook Express e-mail client, first open it on your computer and click on the 'Tools' option from the top toolbar menu. Select 'Accounts' option, click on the 'Add' button and then on the 'Mail' tab. Then there will appear an Internet connection wizard. There you have to enter a name for yourself on the ‘Your name’ page and then click on 'Next' button.
After entering your name, enter your e-mail address in the ‘Internet Explorer address’ page and then click 'Next' button. Select the type of server that you are using and enter the name of your incoming server and outgoing server. Click 'Next' button and input your username and password on the Internet mail logon page. Then click on 'Finish' button to complete the configuration process.
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