Adding an Extra E-mail Account in Outlook Express

An increasing clutter in your Outlook Express mailbox might cause you to think of options of reducing the clutter. One option is to add another mail account in Outlook Express. However, setting up an additional account in this application is not as trivial as you would think it to be. It involves several steps and a lot of information entering. The steps given below will guide you through the process in a simple and detailed manner – so that you are ready with the new account in Outlook Express in no time.

  1. Launch Outlook Express.
  2. Next, navigate to the Tools -> Accounts option.
  3. In the Internet Accounts window that pops up, click on the Add button to the right, and then select the Mail option from the drop-down list.
  4. On doing this, a wizard pops up, that will guide you through the process of adding an extra e-mail account. The first thing you are required to enter is your name.
  5. Enter your name and click on Next.
  6. After this, you are required to enter your email address in the form Enter this and click on Next.
  7. Next, you will have to enter the incoming and outgoing mail server details – entering which you are to again click on Next.
  8. Finally, you will have to enter you account username and password details – and then you have to click on Next.
  9. You will then come across a message saying that your account has been successfully added to Outlook Express and that you have to click on Finish to complete the process.
  10. Click on Finish, and then Click on Close in the Internet Accounts dialog.

That is all that you have to do – your e-mail account will be accessible from the Outlook Express application after this procedure.