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How to - Setting up MS Outlook Express to receive e-mail

This how-to shows you how to setup MS Outlook Express / Outlook to retrieve your email from our E-mail Server.
To setup your Outlook Express/Outlook to handle your new POP3 e-mail account, please follow the instruction below :-



1. Select Tools -> Accounts... to open the Internet Accounts dialog box.
2. Click button Add and select Mail... to start the Internet Connection Wizard.
3. Enter Your Name in the display name field.
This name will appear in the From field of the outgoing message. Type your name as it would you like to appear.
Click Next > button.
4. Enter your e-mail address in the E-mail address field. For example mailto:sales@yourdomain.com.
Click Next > button
5. Setup your e-mail server names:
  • Select POP3 as your incoming server.
  • Fill out the Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server field with your domain name and prefix with "mail.".
    If your domain name is xyz.com then fill in mail.xyz.com.
  • Incoming mail : mail.yourdomain.com
  • Outgoing mail: mail.yourdomain.com
  • Click Next > button
6. Enter your Internet Mail Logon information.
  • Enter your full e-mail address in the POP account name field
  • Enter your password in the Password field.
  • Click Next > button
7. Click Finish > button to save the settings and exit the Internet Connection Wizard.
8. Double check your account you have just created. Click the account and then click Properties > button.
9. Click the Servers option. Make sure everything is correct.


  • Start Outlook Express, click the Tools menu at the top of the window and then click Accounts.
  • When the Internet Accounts window opens click on the Mail tab .Click on mail properties.
  • Click on the advanced tabs as below.
  • Change the port to 587.
  • Click Apply, then click OK. Close the Internet Accounts window.

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