Outlook Express Mail Client

2015/03/24 16:11

In this article, we will introduce how to configure Outlook Express mail client to send and receive mails on AAMail.

Suppose your AAMail account is aaa@123.com, server IP is

The specific steps are as follows.

1) After running Outlook Express, click the "Tools - Accounts...".

2) In the pop up "Internet Accounts" dialog box, select the "Mail" tab, and then click "Add - Mail..." (Figure 1-1).

Internet Accounts

Figure 1-1

3) In the pop up "Your Name" dialog box, type the display name (such as yaozhi) into its edit box, and then click the "Next" button (Figure 1-2).

Your Name

Figure 1-2

4) In the pop up "Internet E-mail Address" dialog box, type the AAMail account (such as aaa@123.com) into the "E-mail address" edit box, and then click the "Next" button (Figure 1-3).

Internet E-mail Address

Figure 1-3

5) In the pop up "E-mail Server Name" dialog box, select "POP3" server, type AAMail mail server's LAN IP address (such as into "Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server" and "Outgoing mail (SMTP) server" edit boxes, and then click the "Next" button (Figure 1-4).

E-mail Server Name

Figure 1-4

6) In the pop up "Internet Connection Wizard - Internet Mail Logon" dialog box, type the account name and password (such as aaa@123.com, 123456) into their corresponding edit boxes. Please note that AAMail supports multiple domain names, so the account name should include the full name of domain name suffix, and then click the "Next" button (Figure 1-5).

Internet Mail Logon

Figure 1-5

7) After clicking the "Finish" button, it will come back to the "Internet Accounts" dialog box.

8) In the "Internet Accounts" dialog box, double click the account that you just added (such as (Figure 1-6).

Internet Accounts

Figure 1-6

9) In the pop up " Properties" dialog box, select the "Servers" tab, and then select "My server requires authentication" check box, at last, click the "OK" button (Figure 1-7).


Figure 1-7

Up to this point, you can send and receive mails from Outlook Express now.

Note: In order to avoid mail server being used badly by some spammers, AAMail requires SMTP authentication. If you do not select the "My server requires authentication" check box, Outlook Express can only receive mails but not send mails.

About the Foxmail settings, please refer to "Foxmail Mail Client".

About the Office Outlook settings, please refer to "Office Outlook Mail Client".