Outlook Express 6

Email Set-Up

This brief walk-through will show you how to setup/configure your Seanet account in Microsoft Outlook Express 6.

  1. Open Outlook then click on the tools menu. Once in the menu, click on “Accounts”.
  2. If you need to create a new account, select “Add”. If you need to reconfigure your existing account, skip to Step 8.
  3. Type in your first and last name then click “Next”. This is the name people will see when you email them.
  4. Type in your Seanet email address then hit “Next”.
  5. Select “POP3” from the dropdown box. Type pop.seanet.com for the incoming mail server. Type mx.seanet.com for the outgoing mail server. Click “Next”.
  6. Type in your Seanet email address as the account name. Type in the password associated with your Seanet email address for the password. Click “Next”.
  7. Click the “Finish” button.
  8. Select your Seanet account then click on “Properties”.
  9. Click the “Servers” tab.
  10. Click the box that says “My server requires authentication” and then click on the “Avanced” tab.
  11. Outgoing mail port should be port 587. Incoming mail port should be 110. If you plan on using this email account on more than one computer or device, go onto the next step. If you are only using it on this machine then click “OK” and skip the next step.
  12. Click the boxes “Leave a copy of messages on server” and “Remove from server after 5 days” then click “OK”.
  13. Click the “Close” button.

You should now be able to send and receive email using your Seanet account with Outlook Express 6.