|This always popular mail client is easy and quick to set up. Just follow our guide and you'll be sending and collecting your email in no time at all!
Step 1: Click Start and then Outlook Express. On the toolbar click on Tools and then Accounts from the pull-down menu.
Step 2: Select Add and then Mail.
Step 3:You'll then be asked to enter a name (e.g. your own name or a company name). Click Next.
Step 4: Now add your email address and click Next.
Step 5:You'll now be presented with a screen asking you to confirm your incoming and outgoing email servers. Make sure that you select your incoming email server as POP3.
Step 6:You'll then need to state your incoming and outgoing email servers. Complete these as follows:
Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail.metronet.co.uk
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.metronet.co.uk
Step 7: Click Next and you will be taken to the Mail Logon Screen.
Fill the Username field with your username - the one chosen when you setup your mailbox.
Fill the Password field with the password that you selected for your mailbox. You will not be able to see it as you type, it will appear asterisked.
Important: Your username will be all lowercase letters, your password is case sensitive. Make sure these are correct, if they are wrong you won't be able to get your email. Note that Secure Password Authentication should not be ticked. Click Next.
Step 8: The congratulations screen will now appear. Click Finish.
You have now completed setup of your Outlook Express email software.
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