Sharing Outlook Express
Outlook Express can handle more than one email account.
If you're sharing your program with another person even
if the email is not
from the same ISP company, Outlook
Express can still get your mail.
you want to run Outlook Express with a second ISP, you
should create a dial up connection at Dial up
Networking (My Computer), go back to
Network/Internet tutorial if you don't
know how to create a dial up connection.
you're ready, open Outlook Express and click Tools>>Accounts...,
in Internet Accounts window press Add
The Internet Connection Wizard starts, just follow the
instructions: make sure you
have the email address, Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP)
and Outgoing mail
settings. You can contact your ISP techsupport for mail account information.
Next, type your username and password, choose a
descriptive name for your Internet mail account. Since
you have a dial up connection select "Connect using my
In the next window check "Use an existing
dial-up connection" and pick the dial up connection
you've created earlier for your ISP. If you didn't do it
yet, refer to Dial-up for detailed
instructions. Click Finish when you're done.
Now you are ready to share Outlook Express
If you're still sharing one email address, you can create
two accounts to benefit from Inbox Assistant features,
but remember to name your account differently.
At Inbox Assistant window, select your Account from the Account pull-down menu.
time you click Send and Receive, Outlook Express
checks all email accounts.
If you don't want to check all accounts at once, simply
press Tools>>Send and Receive
then choose the account name. If the email
accounts are from different ISPs Outlook Express will
to Hang-up current connection and
dial the other simply press Ok
There no limit for the number of accounts you can create,
always make sure you specify the correct settings (POP3, SMTP,
Username, Password). Every
user will benefit from Outlook Express' features and will
feel like running his own version of the program.
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