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Outlook Express - Accessing your Hotmail or MSN account

February 2016

It is possible to address its messages to a Hotmail or MSN account using the mail client Outlook Express 5 or higher.

Configuring Outlook Express

In the Tools menu, click Accounts. Then click the Add button, then click Mail. A wizard window should open. Enter the name and click Next. Enter your email address or MSN Hotmail

Select "POP3" in the selection list the type of mail server. In the "Incoming Server (POP3):

In the "Outgoing Server (SMTP) put

Enter the email address and associated password, then click Next and then click Done. Click on the new created account then on Properties (in the window from which you created the account). Go to the tab "Outgoing Server". Check "My server requires authentication"

In "Advanced Options" in the field "Port of the incoming server" type in 995 and the outgoing port type 587. Check "This server requires an encrypted connection SSL". In "Use encrypted connection type next", select Automatic. Confirm your account is ready.

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By Janine01 on March 5, 2013
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