How to set up my email in Microsoft Outlook?

If you have an email account set up on the server, you may want to configure Outlook or Outlook express to send/receive email from this email address. To configure Outlook to connect to your account, please do the following:

  1. Open Outlook Express
  2. In the top menu, click Tools
  3. Click the Accounts link
  4. Select the Mail tab
  5. Click the Add button
  6. Click Mail
  7. In the Display Name field, type any name you wish to associate with this email. This is only for aesthetic purposes. It doesn't matter what name you use in this field.
  8. Click the Next button
  9. In the field to the right of E-mail Address, type the full email address including the domain name eg
  10. Click the Next button
  11. For the Incoming and Outgoing servers, put - If this does not work then in the smtp add your Internet Service Provider smtp (eg
  12. Click the Next button
  13. For the Account Name, type the full email address (including the domain name).
  14. In the Password section, type the password for the email.
  15. Click "Test account settings" and if both incoming and outgoing are ticked with a green arrow then move on, otherwise check the details again
  16. Click the Next button
  17. Click the Finish button
  18. Now you can test your email.

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