- Open Outlook Express. If you get any error messages, just click the X in the upper right corner of the dialog box.
- From the menu bar, Select “Tools” and then “Accounts.” Click the “Mail” tab.
- Click the “Add” button on the right and then “Mail.” On this screen, type in your name as you would like it to appear in the text box to the right of "Display Name." This is your preference. Click “Next.”
- At the “Internet Email Address” screen enter your email address, which is your username plus "@bektel.com." An example of this would be firstname.lastname@example.org. Then, click “Next.”
- At the “Email Server Names” screen, click in the text box below "Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAPI, or HTTP) Server." Type in "pop.bektel.com" without the quotes.
- Click in the text box below "Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server" and type in "smtp.bektel.com" without the quotes. Then click “Next.”
- At the “Internet Mail Logon” screen, click in the text box to the right of "Account name" and type in email@example.com, replacing the x‟s with your username (Ex. firstname.lastname@example.org). Then click in the text box to the right of "Password" and enter your password. This is case sensitive. It is your preference if you want to select the "Remember Password." Then click “Next.” At the next screen click “Finish.”
- Click on the Properties button on the right side of the screen.
- Click on the Servers Tab.
- Click in the box to the left of "My server requires authentication."
- Click on the Advanced Tab.
- Under Outgoing Mail, click in the box to the left of This server requires a secure connection (SSL). Change Outgoing Mail (SMTP) from 25 to 465. Click apply and OK.
- After your account has been set up click on tools, then accounts, then select the mail tab.
- Click on your account that appeared, then on properties on the right side of the screen.
- Select the "servers" tab and put a check mark in "my outgoing server requires authentication."
The step by step guide to setting up your Outlook Express