Email Account Settings on Microsoft® Outlook Express
What is meant by Outlook Express and what are the things to be kept in mind while setting up an e-mail account on Outlook Express?
Outlook Express software application is one of the most common and powerful commercial software programs released by Microsoft Corporation. Outlook Express offers elegant online communication feature for users. This application is an e-mail client. Outlook Express has been included with numerous Operating Systems like Mac OS, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP, etc. This is mainly used to send and receive e-mails. For this, users have to create or set-up an e-mail account. Before doing so users have to provide certain details. E-mail accounts are necessary to perform tasks on Outlook Express. After creating the e-mail account users have to create address book also.
Following are some information about the different things to keep in mind while setting up an e-mail account and address book on Outlook Express:
- Set-up e-mail account on Outlook Express
- Set-up address book on Outlook Express
- Things to keep in mind
Set-up e-mail account on Outlook Express
For setting up e-mail accounts, users have to start Outlook Express and then have to select Tools option and then have to go to Accounts. From Internet Accounts pop-up Window that appears, click the 'Mail' tab. If you need to add a new account, just click on the 'Add' button. Now Internet Connection Wizard pop-up Window might be displayed. Follow the instructions and give all relevant information asked. Ensure that you have given all login details like account name, password, etc correctly. After giving all information click on 'Finish' button.
Set-up address book on Outlook Express
In order to set-up an address book, users have to select address book option from tools option after opening OE. Select 'New Contact' from 'New' button in order to add details in your personal address book. For creating e-mail lists users have to click on 'New' and have to select 'Group List' and then users have to name it. After this, go and click 'Select Members'. Click on 'Select' option in order to add members to the list. Confirm the action by selecting 'OK'.
There are certain things to be kept on mind while setting up e-mail accounts and address book in Outlook Express. Foremost things to be considered are like feeding correct information when asked while creating e-mail accounts. Users have to ensure that you enter the correct password, username, incoming and outgoing mail server addresses, type of the incoming e-mail server, etc. If all these information are wrong, it might create numerous issues.
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