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    How do I set up my TalkTalk email in Outlook Express?

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    • If you've already created a TalkTalk email address and you would like to use this with Outlook Express to send, receive and manage your TalkTalk email, this guide will help you

      What is Outlook Express?

      Outlook Express is an email application that is included with Internet Explorer versions 4.0 to 6.0. It also bundled comes with several versions of Microsoft Windows, from Windows 98 to Windows XP, and is available for Windows 95 and Mac OS 9

      Setting up your TalkTalk email in Outlook Express

      To set up your TalkTalk email in Microsoft Outlook Express for Windows, take the following steps:

      1. Click Start, select Programs or All Programs and then select Outlook Express.
      2. Select the Tools menu at the top of the screen and then select Accounts.
      3. Click the Add button and then click Mail.
      4. Enter the name that you want to be displayed in the From field of email you send in the Display name box and click Next.
      5. Enter your TalkTalk email address and click Next again.
        Note: Your TalkTalk email address ends with @talktalk.net, for example,emailaddress@talktalk.net. Please ensure that you don't enter any spaces and that the email address is exactly as you created it.
      6. Select POP3 from the incoming mail server drop-down list.
      7. Type mail.talktalk.net into the Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server box.
      8. Type smtp.talktalk.net into the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server box and then click Next.
      9. Enter your TalkTalk email address into the Account name box and enter your password into the Password box. Then click Next.
        Note: This is the same email address that you entered in step 5 above. Please ensure that you don't enter any spaces and that the email address is exactly as you created it. The password is the email password that you created when you set up your TalkTalk email account.
      10. Click Finish and then click Close.

      Outlook Express is now set up to send, receive and manage your TalkTalk emails. You can send yourself an email to check if it's working correctly.

      Get further help on this topic at the TalkTalk Absolute Beginners forum.


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