E-Mail Services

Outlook Express v5.0

The following instructions cover typical usage of Outlook Express and assume the software has been installed correctly on your system.

The instructions are only for individuals with a direct Internet connection, by modem or network. If you are behind a firewall or proxy server, the information below may not work. Consult your network administrator for more information.

  1. From the Tools menu, select Accounts.

  2. You will see a listing of all the different accounts that you have Outlook Express configured to use. Click Add and select Mail to add a new e-mail account.

  3. The Account Wizard will guide you from this point. Throughout the process, you will be prompted for the following information:

    E-mail address: yourUsername@hostgate.com
    Type of mail server: pop3
    Incoming mail server: www.hostgate.com
    Outgoing mail server: www.hostgate.com
    POP account name: yourUsername
    Password: your password

With Outlook Express, you can setup additional mail accounts for every mailbox from which you need to retrieve mail.

There are many more options available in Outlook Express. See the software's documentation or http://www.microsoft.com/windows/oe/ for more information on the advanced options.