problem with outlook express

  plroofing1 14:54 27 Oct 2003

I have just installed broard band but am having probs getting outlook express to work. It's asking me for my pops3 server and my smtp server.
I havent got a clue what these are. Can anyone help. I am running BT openworld as my isp...but there customer services line is a joke, takes forever to get through and when u do your in a queue. Cant take anymore of their terrible music.
Please help.


  frior-one 15:03 27 Oct 2003

you need these two "keys" to access email.
your pop3 could be (it is for dial-up) and smtp=mail.btconnect you set these in the server part of tools/accounts

  beeuuem 15:08 27 Oct 2003

From click here

Start Outlook Express
Click [Tools]
Select Accounts

Double click your mail account
Check that the settings are correct:

POP Server -
SMTP Server -

Your Username is the same as the part of your email address before the @

Click [OK]

  frior-one 15:11 27 Oct 2003

opps..i stand corrected....

  plroofing1 15:14 27 Oct 2003

thanks very much beeuuem. It all works fine now.
Thanks again.

  beeuuem 14:43 28 Oct 2003

Glad to be able to help.

Fortunately for me there isn't a counter on this site of my errors ;-))

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