Setting Up Outlook Express


 

 When first starting outlook express, a setup wizard will appear.
The wizard walks you through step by step in the setup process.
 
 


Outlook asks for your "Real Name".
You can put your full name, initials, nickname, or whatever you want. The real name, is what preceedes your email address, and is the first thing people receiving your email see.
Type your "E-mail address".

 username@bee.net
 


Chose a "POP3" server for your incoming email. 

The  "Incoming POP3 server" is:
pop3.bee.net 

Your outgoing "SMTP" email setting will be: 
smtp.bee.net 


Next Outlook will display your username automatically.

In the area labeled "Password" , type in your password.

You are not required to put the password in now. However, if you choose not to, you will be asked every time Outlook checks mail as to what the correct password for your account is. 

You do not need secure password authentication.

 


Name your account.

This is in case Outlook has have multiple email accounts.

If so, this name distinguishes your email account from someone else using Outlook on the same computer.

Once you have completed setting up the email portion of Outlook Express, you will need to pick a connection type.

If you are on a Local Area Network (LAN) you will choose "Connect using my LAN."

If you connect with your modem you will choose "Connect using my phone line."

If you use Internet Explorer, Netscape, or Dial-Up Networking to connect, you will choose "Connect using a third party dialer."
 

 


After you decide how you are going to connect, you can choose to use an existing connection.

If you do not have an existing connection or would like to set up a different phone number to dial, click in "Create a new dial-up connection." 


Now you need to enter in the number for BeeNet that is local to you.
If you do not know the number  click here or call us at Technical Support.

Next type  in your "Username

and "Password" for BeeNet.


You will need to check the advanced settings if you dial in to ISP's other than BeeNet.

If you only use BeeNet on your computer, you do NOT need to go through the advanced settings. Click Here to proceed.


The "Connection Type" should be set to "PPP"

 

 

 Unless you are using a script or post dial terminal screen, 
choose "I don't need to type anything when logging on."


 

In the next box "IPAddresses"
choose "My Internet Service Provider automatically assigns me one."
For your DNS server address, you want to make sure you have BeeNet's DNS numbers. You will ONLY need to put these in if you have accounts with other ISP's or online services. If you use BeeNet exclusively, you do not need to use any DNS numbers. 
 

For customers who need our DNS numbers, they are:

Primary DNS: 63.74.90.21
Secondary DNS: 63.74.90.23
 


Lastly, is the name for the connection you are dialing.
You can leave it as the default, or change it to something else.

Click on the "Finish" button. 

 

If you do not get the setup wizard or want to additional accounts to Outlook Express, you need to open Outlook Express:

Click on "Tools

Click on "Accounts"

Click on the "Mail"  tab. Once you have done that, you can either highlight the account that is in there and click the properties button.
 


Click the "General" tab.
Type the "Name" of your account in Outlook Express.

Enter your name or your company name in the "Name" field.

Type your "E-mail address":  username@bee.net

  Click on the "Servers"  tab.

The incoming mail server is a POP3 server.
Enter the name for your Incoming mail server:

pop3.bee.net 

The Outgoing mail server is:

smtp.bee.net
 


If you want to configure Outlook to dial when you open it, 
choose "Connectusingmyphoneline." 

If you are on a LAN choose "ConnectusingmyLAN." 

If you use Dial-Up Networking, Internet Explorer, or Netscape to connect choose "ConnectusingInternet Explorer's or a third party dialer."


In order to set up separate folders for multiple users on Outlook Express, click on "Tools", select  "InboxAssistant." 
 

Click on the "Add" button to configure and add different folders.


To customize your own folder, 
make sure the "To:" field has your username@bee.net 

Next you want to create a folder to send your messages.
 

Check the "Move to" selection and click the "Folder" button.


A window called "Move" will appear.
 

Click the "NewFolder" button.


A "NewFolder" window will appear. 
 

Type the name of the folder for your e-mail messages.

Click "Ok", until you are back to your Inbox. 

All mail for the email address you specified should now be placed in the folder you created. If it is not visible, it may be a subfolder of your Inbox.

 



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