up Outlook Express 5 to handle multiple email accounts
1. Start by double clicking
on the Outlook Express icon on the desktop.
Once in Outlook Express select the "File"
menu at the top of the screen and select Identities, then click
on "Add New Identity".
3. A window will then appear
prompting you to "type your name", type
in whatever you would like to refer to this account as and hit "OK".
4. You will then see a window
asking you if you would like to switch to the new account now. Select
5. Next you will see the
"Internet Connection Wizard", select "Create
a new Internet mail account" from the options available
and click "next" at the bottom.
6. The next window that appears
asks you to enter a "Display Name". This
is the name that people will see in the “From”
field whenever you send them an email. This can be anything you want.
Once you enter your Display Name click the “Next”
7. In this window make sure
the dot is beside “I already have an email address that
I’d like to use.” Below that, enter your Dnet
email address in this format: email@example.com Then click the “Next”
6. In this window you must
make sure that “My incoming mail server is a POP3 server”
shows at the top. Enter the email server names exactly as they appear
in the example below. Click the “Next”
7. Windows should automatically
put your username in the correct field. If it doesn’t just enter
the first part of your email address (everything before the “@”
symbol). You must then enter your password in the field below your
username. If you do not want to enter your password every time you
check your email you can check the “Save Password”
box. Click “Next”.
8. You now finished setting
up your new email account. Click “Finish”.
9. To switch between your
different email accounts select the "File"
menu from the top of the screen and then click on "Switch
Identities". A window will appear that lists all the
email accounts you setup in Outlook Express, select the one you would
like to switch to and click "OK" the bottom.