Outlook Express Smarter Mail Server/FNOL Accounts

Smarter Mail Accounts

NOTE: If you Access your Email Control Panel as: http://Mail.YourDomain.com OR If you have an email address @fnol.net Then these are the correct Instructions. If you are Unsure you can test this by going to http://mail.YourDomain.com (Where YourDomain.com is your actual Domain) If you get a “Smarter Mail” Login Page then your email is using the Smarter Mail server and these are the correct Instructions.

These instructions assume you have already set up your user/email account in the server control panel.

These settings will work for setting up Outlook Express, as well as some early versions of Outlook for accounts Using the Smarter Mail Email System.

1. Open Outlook Express. In the Tools tab/menu (top of page), click Accounts. Click Add, and then click Mail to open the Internet Connection Wizard.

2. On the Your Name page of the wizard, type your name as you want it to appear to everyone who gets an email from you. Most people use their full name, but you can use any name— even a nickname— that people will recognize. Then click Next.

3. On the Internet Address page, type your e-mail address (the email address you are setting up) e.g. [email protected] or [email protected] and then click Next.

4. On the E-mail Server Names page, “My Mail server is a POP 3 Server”.

Incoming Mail = mail.yourdomain.com e.g. mail.example.com
Outgoing Mail = mail.yourdomain.com e.g. mail.example.com

Then click Next.

5. On the Internet Mail Logon page, type your account name and password.

Account Name = This must be the FULL email address e.g. [email protected]
Password = The Password you set up in your control panel for this Email Account

NOTE: Check the Remember Password box and then click Next

6. Click the Finish button

7. Your Internet Accounts window should still be open (if not open it via step one). Highlight the Account you just created and then click on the Properties button on the right.

8. From the Properties window click on the Servers tab. Then check the box under Outgoing Mail server that says “My Server Requires Authentication.” Then click on Apply and Ok.

9. Close the Internet Accounts Window.

10. Test by clicking the Send/Receive Button at the top of the page. If you do not get any errors then you have successfully connected to the mail server. You can also send a test email and after received a reply to it. NOTE: In Windows XP and Vista, you can send an email to yourself. If you do get an error when sending or receiving emails. Click on the Tools tab/menu (top of page), click Accounts. Highlight the account you just set up and then click on the Properties button on the right, and double-check all settings.