Outlook Express

  bluto1 22:48 17 May 2008

I've never even looked into OE before tonight. I want to open an e-mail account for my wife and I'm stuck when I come to the page they want me to complete re the Incoming mail (POP3) server and Outgoing mail(SMTP) server. Can somebody please tell me where to get this info?

  Trackrat 22:52 17 May 2008

Need a bit more information, are you on dial up, or broadband and who is your provider?.

  MAT ALAN 22:54 17 May 2008

click here

good luck...

  bluto1 22:54 17 May 2008

Broadband, Virgin.

  alan2273 23:01 17 May 2008

I am with Virgin, previously Telewest and the two I enter are pop3.blueyonder.co.uk & smtp.blueyonder.co.uk.
So try pop3.virgin.co.uk and smtp.virgin.co.uk.
Or pop3.ntl.co.uk etc.

  alan2273 23:02 17 May 2008

Forgot to sya with the virgin one it may end in .com instead of .co.uk.

  bluto1 23:03 17 May 2008

Thanks for that.I did, however , leave out an important fact. I use Incredimail as my default account and want that to remain as is, with the OE account as secondary. Is this possible?

  Forum Editor 23:09 17 May 2008


Inbound server - pop3.blueyonder.co.uk

Outbound server - smtp.blueyonder.co.uk

If you were previously with NTL use:



  Forum Editor 23:12 17 May 2008

Yes. You can tell Outlook Express to check more than one inbound server, but you must use your ISP's smtp server for sending all outbound messages.

  alan2273 23:13 17 May 2008

When you set up OE it will ask you if you want to make it your main e-mail program, just tick no and click OK.
FE cheers I did not know the one for NTL.

  Sea Urchin 23:13 17 May 2008

If your account details are already set up in Incredimail then I would that the settings will be the same in Outlook Express. And you can use either email client to collect your messages.

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