Email Setup

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Email Account Setup

There are 2 email versions ie, Microsoft Outlook & Outlook Express.

Microsoft Outlook

This tutorial has been designed to help you set up your email account that is provided through your hosting with VincentCee IT Solutions in Microsoft Outlook.

Step 1. Have your details handy
 
You should have these details ready (given by us) to set up your email address in Microsoft Outlook. These should be:

  • the email address - 'you@yourdomain.co.za'
  • the password - 'password'
  • the Incoming Mail Server ( mail.yourdomain.co.za )
  • Outgoing Mail Server ( mail.yourdomain.co.za )

Step 2. Create a new mail account in Microsoft Outlook
 
In the main menu, go to Tools > E-mail Accounts

 
the E-mail Accounts Wizard will appear - click Add a new e-mail account, then click Next

 
Choose POP3 as the server type, then click Next

 
Step 3. Enter your account details

  • Enter your name, email address, user name (this must be your entire email address), password, incoming mail server and outgoing mail server.
  • click More Settings


A new window will pop up which allows you to enter a name for your account, your organisation and a reply address - usually your email address.

Click OK - the window will close, then click Next in the Email Accounts window
Step 4. Complete the setup Wizard
  • You will be taken to a Congratulations window, click Finish
  • your email address should now be set up and working

Step 5. Test the email account
First make sure that you have entered all the information exactly as provided. To edit an existing email account, go to Tools > E-mail Accounts > View or change existing email accounts. Highlight the email account you wish to change, and click Change. The window in Step 3 will appear allowing you to check your settings and make changes if necessary.

 
If you receive any errors when trying to send or receive emails, please take note of the error you are receiving and contact us.

Email Account Setup - Outlook Express

This tutorial has been designed to help you set up your email account that is provided through your hosting with VincentCee IT Solutions in Outlook Express.
 
Step 1. Have your details handy
You should have been provided with a number of details that you need to know to set up your email address in Outlook Express. These should be:

  • the email address - 'you@yourdomain.com'
  • the password - 'password'
  • the Incoming Mail Server (mail.yourdomain.co.za)
  • Outgoing Mail Server (mail.yourdomain.co.za)

Step 2. Create a new mail account in Outlook Express
  • In the main menu, go to Tools > Accounts
  • the Internet Accounts dialog box will appear - there may already be some email accounts set up here, such as ones that come with your ISP
  • in the top right, click Add > Mail

  • the Internet Connection Wizard will appear
  • enter your name
  • click Next


  • enter your full email address that has been provided
  • click Next

  • leave the Incoming Mail Server as a POP3 server
  • enter the Incoming Mail Server name as the one you have been provided, usually 'mail.yourdomain.co.za'
  • enter the Outgoing Mail Server as the one you have been provided, usually 'mail.yourdomain.co.za'
  • click Next


  • enter your username (this must be your ENTIRE email address )
  • enter your password
  • tick Remember password
  • click Next


  • click Finish
  • your email address should now be set up and working


 
Step 3. Test the email account
To test that the email account is working correctly, click the Send and Receive button on the Outlook Express toolbar.
If you receive any errors when trying to send or receive emails, please take note of the error you are receiving and contact us.