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Outlook Express v5.x (Mac) - Account Setup
If you're having difficulty setting up your email account with Outlook Express version 5.x, follow these instructions:
The following example is illustrated using Outlook Express v5.0.6.
This will open the following window:
Hold the mouse button down on the New button. Select Mail and let off of the mouse button. This will bring up the following window:
Click on the Configure account manually button in the lower left area of this window.
The following window may come up:
If this window comes up, verify that the Account type is POP and click OK. The following window will then come up:
Fill in the following information:
|Name||Your (real) name goes here|
|E-mail address||Your email address is firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Account ID||Your POP3 Account ID is username%yourdomain.com|
|POP Server||Your POP3 server is mail.deepskytech.com|
|Password||Your password is personally given to you|
|SMTP server||Your SMTP server is yourdomain.com|
|Account Name||The account name needs only to be a name by which you will recognize this account (e.g. My Deep Sky Account)|
Make sure that the Include this account in my "Send & Receive All" schedule option is checked.
Once you have entered this information, click on the button that reads Click here for advanced sending options; it is under the SMTP server box in the Sending Mail heading. The following window will come up:
Check the box for SMTP server requires authentication.
Your Account ID is username%yourdomain.com; note that if you do not enter your password here and leave the Save Password box checked, Outlook Express will ask you for your password every time you send a message.Hit Return and then click OK to save the settings. You can now send and receive email with your Deep Sky account. [an error occurred while processing this directive]