Frequently Asked Hosting Questions


How do I set up an email account using Outlook Express 5.0?

Step 1:
Open Outlook Express. Click on Tools and choose Accounts.

Step 2:
In the Internet Accounts Window, click Add and choose Mail.

Step 3:
Type in your Name and click Next.

Step 4:
Type in your email address and click Next.

Step 5:
Choose POP3 as the incoming mail server. For the server names for both Outgoing and Incoming, type mail.your-domain-name.com.

Step 6:
Type in your full email address as your account name. Also type in your password and click Next.

Step 7:
Click Finish on the Congratulations screen.

Step 8:
Click Close to close out of the Internet Account window.

Step 9:
In Outlook Express, click Send/Receive.

Step 10:
If you are unable to connect to the smtp server, your ISP may be blocking port 25 from 3rd party use. Contact your ISP if this occurs.


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