If you have Windows 98 installed on your PC, launching this application is as easy as clicking on an icon on the taskbar such as illustrated below.
Figure 1. Outlook Express icon on Taskbar
This will bring up an initial startup screen. See figure 2.
Figure 2. Outlook Express Initial Screen
Click on the Tools option on the menu
bar and click on the Accounts option, shown below./'
Quick: Tools /Accounts /Add /Mail
Figure 3. Tools Menu Options
Once the 'Internet Accounts' window pops up, click on the 'Mail' tab. See illustration below.
Figure 4. Mail Tab on Internet Accounts window.
Click on the button located on the right-hand side of the dialog box.
A popup menu will appear. Select the 'Mail...' option.
The 'Internet Connection Wizard' will appear and ask you for a display name. Type Your Name and click 'Next'.
Figure 5. Enter Display Name.
Now the wizard will ask for your email address. Type in your email address, for example john@AlwaysJesus.com. Click Next.
Figure 6. Enter email address
Fill-in the server options.
'My incoming mail server is a
POP3 server. Type
the name of your mail server.'
'Incoming mail (POP3 ) server:
'Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: mail.alwaysJesus.com'
Note: You might need to use your Internet Service Providers Outgoing mail(SMTP) server. Try using alwaysjesus.com first and if you have any trouble contact you local isp and find out what the name of their (SMTP) server.
NOTE: text written in bold italics are the options and entries to be changed/added. See figure 7.
Figure 7. Email Server Names
'Internet Mail Logon' options will have your account name filled in automatically. If you want Outlook Express to login automatically, type in your email password. WARNING: If you fill in the password field, anyone who will work on your PC will be able to access your email through Outlook Express. Click Next after making your decision about your password.
Figure 8. Internet Mail Logon
When you get to the 'Friendly Name' option, it will be filled in with AlwaysJesus.com, click Next to accept the entry.
Figure 9. Friendly Name option
'Choose Connection Type' - Select the second option if you are have a Cable Modem or DSL. Select the first option if you have a Dial-up Modem(PPP connection). Click Next.
Figure 10. Choose Connection Type
If you are successful in filling in the options illustrated above, you should get the screen shown below. Click Finish to save the settings.
Figure 11. Completed and save changes.
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