Outlook Express Setup

  1. Open Outlook Express
  2. The setup wizard will automatically open if this is your first time using Outlook Express on your computer. If it doesn't open automatically, click on the Tools menu and choose Accounts. Click Add > Mail.
  3. In the “Display name” field enter your name as you would like it to appear when someone receives a message from you. Click Next
  4. Enter your SENTCO.NET email address. Click next
  5. In the drop-down field choose POP3 (the incoming mail server is a POP3).
  6. In the “Incoming mail server” field type: mail.sentco.net
  7. In the “Outgoing mail server” field type mail.sentco.net. Click Next.
  8. In the “Account name” field type your SENTCO.NET email address.
  9. Type your email account password in the “Password” field. You may choose to place a check in the box next to "Remember password" if you want Outlook Express to remember your password so that you don't have to sign in each time you access it. DO NOT check the box next to “Log on using Secure  Password Authentication (SPA). Click Next and then click Finish.
  10. The Internet Accounts window should still be open. In it click on the mail.sentco.net account and then click the Properties button. (If ehe Internet Accounts window is not open, you can open it by going to the Tools menu and then choosing Accounts.)
  11. A new window will open. Click on the Servers tab and towards the bottom of the window place a check in the box next to “My server requires authentication.”
  12. Click on the Advanced tab. Change the number in the “Outgoing Server (SMTP):” field to 587
  13. Click OK. If the Internet Accounts window is still open click Close.

You are now finished setting up your SENTCO.NET email account in Outlook Express.

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