How do I use Outlook Express 6.0 to check POP E-mail?

Setup A New Account - Outlook Express 6.0



Open Outlook Express.

At this point, Outlook Express will either open to the summary screen, or it will open and pop up a wizard to help you setup your email account.

If you do not see the wizard:

At the top of the page click on the Tools menu and then select Accounts. Click on the Mail tab at the top. Click Add and then Mail.



Your Name

This is where you can choose what name will be displayed in the FROM area when you send an email. A good idea is to use your real name or business name (if this is a generic mailbox).

Replace with: Your Name

Click Next.


Internet E-mail address

This is where you type in your Domain email address.

Replace with:

Click Next.


E-mail Server Names

Enter your Incoming and Outgoing mail server. Make sure you have POP3 selected for the incoming mail server type.

Incoming mail (POP3) server:
Replace with:

Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:
Replace with:

Click Next.


Internet Mail Logon

Enter your Account name (Email address) and Webmail password.

Account Name:
Replace with:

Enter your Webmail Password..

Click Next.


Click Finish.

If you are not there already, please go to the Tools menu, click Accounts and click on the Mail tab at the top. You should see your new account listed here. Select it and click Properties.

Click the Servers tab at the top.

At the bottom of the screen:

Outgoing Mail Server:
Put a checkmark beside My server requires authentication

Click on the Settings button to the right.

Make sure the dot is in the first option, Use same settings as my incoming mail server and click the OK button.. Click the OK button and then the Close button.
Click on the Advanced tab. Change the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) port number to 587. You have successfully configured your WebMail account into POP mail.

Lory Parker
WgraFix Web Development Services
Marshville, NC