Setup Email in Outlook
Express in Windows
- Double click on the
Outlook Express icon on the Desktop.
If you would like to connect to
the Internet now, click on the Connect
button in the Connect To window,
otherwise click on Work Offline.
If you have no Outlook Express icon
on the Desktop, look under Start/Programs.
If no account
has been created before you may
see the Internet Connection Wizard
window. Skip to the Your Name step
if the Internet Connection Wizard
window appears after opening Outlook
Express. Otherwise continue with
the steps below:
- Click on Tools
- In the Internet Accounts
window click on the Mail
tab. If you see some email accounts
here you no longer need, you may
remove them by highlighting them
and clicking Remove.
Then click Add and then Mail.
Internet E-mail Address:
- In the Display Name
box enter your name. This name will
appear on all e-mail messages sent.
This is not your email address -
usually it's your Full Name.
- Click Next.
E-mail Server Names:
- In the E-mail address
box enter your Desoto.Net e-mail
- Click on Next.
Internet Mail Logon:
- For Incoming Mail
(POP3) enter mail.desoto.net
and for Outgoing mail (SMTP) enter
mail.desoto.net (unless you
are travelling and use our National
Dialup service - then you can enter
smtp.safepages.com for the Outgoing
mail server - leave the incoming
mail server at mail.desoto.net).
- Click on Next.
- For Account name,
the first part of your email should
already be entered in here (do not
include the @desoto.net part). In
the Password box enter the password
for your account.
- Then click on Next.
- Click on Finish
and then click on Close from
the Internet Accounts window. Outlook
Express is now set up to send and