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Outlook Express Tutorial


Cannot get your email to work? Don't worry, we are here to help you, follow the steps and you will be up and running in no time!

The first thing you will need to do, is to actually add an email account on your Web-Mania Account. You can do this, by login into the control panel on the left side of this page. Once you're logged in, go to:
  Manage Hosting > Manage Email > POP3 Accounts > Add New POPAccount

1. To begin with, you need to have an email client such as Microsoft Outlook Express installed on your PC - This comes free with any Windows platform, or you can download it from Microsoft.com. Once you have the program installed, run it and follow to next step.

2. Once you opened Outlook Express, you should see a screen like this one:


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A) This box represents your email folders, you can go into inbox, to read messages, or check the sent messages on "Sent Items".

B) This section represents all of the emails, so on Inbox, it should display all the emails you received, and on "Sent Items" it should display all emails sent.

C) This shows a preview of the email before you open it, incase its something you dont want to read, you can just preview it, and then delete it.

3. Now since you got the feel of the program, lets go and create a new email account. Click on top tab: Tools » Accounts You should be prompted with a new window, like this one:


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Click on "Add" and then "Email" to add a new email account, once you clicked on that, you should be prompted with a new screen to setup your account, example:


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Display Name : Once you send an email, this will be displayed on whoever received the email as "from who".

4. Once you entered your display name, click next and you should be prompted with this:


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Email Adress: This is the actual email address of your email you setup on Web-Mania control panel. Make sure its lowercase, as you wont be able to receive any emails!

5. Next step will display email server settings:


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Make sure you have the correct info:

Incoming mail server: pop3.mydomain.com - mydomain.com being the domain name you host with us.
Outgoing mail server: smtp.mydomain.com - mydomain.com being the domain name you host with us, or you can use your ISP's SMTP server, which you can get from them.

6. Final step, once you filled out the server incoming and outgoing settings, you will be prompted with this screen:


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Account Name: *IMPORTANT* - this must be the same as your email account, with the .com at the end, otherwise you will be rejected while checking for emails!

Password: The password of your email account.

After you clicked next, just click finish and you can now send and receive emails!