Setting Up Your E-mail in MS Outlook Express

This tutorial shows you how to set up Microsoft Outlook Express 6 to work with your NCTC e-mail account. This tutorial focuses on setting up Microsoft Outlook Express 6, but these settings are similar in other versions of Microsoft Outlook Express. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook Express by using the settings in this tutorial.

To Set Up Your E-mail Account in Microsoft Outlook Express

  1. In Microsoft Outlook Express, from the Tools menu, select Accounts.
  2. If you have an Account Listed here Please click on it and then click remove on the right.
  3. Go to the Mail tab and and delete any accounts thats are listed there now click Add menu, select Mail.
  4. In the Display Name field, enter you full name and click Next.
  5. In the E-mail address field, enter your email address and click Next.
  6. On the E-mail Server Names page, enter your information as follows:
    My incoming mail server is a
    Select POP3 (it should already be selected).
    Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server
    Type mail.nctc.net.
    Outgoing mail (SMTP) server
    Type mail.nctc.net.

    Click Next.

  7. In the Account Name and Password fields, the beginig part of your email should already be there, now click in the password blank and type your password and check the box Remember password and then click Next .
  8. Note: DO NOT CHECK LOG ON USING SECURE PASSWORD AUTHENTICATION (SPA)
  9. On the setup confirmaiton page, click Finish.
  10. On the Mail tab just click Close. Now you should be ready to use Outlook Express.