Tidymail and Microsoft Outlook Express

The following describes how to configure Microsoft Outlook Express to work with the Tidymail system.

Please note that any red rings indicate areas of specific interest in the given window, they will not be present when you run the program.

First, open Outlook Express.

You should be presented with a screen that resembles the following

  1. Select the Set up a Mail account… option which should take you to.

  1. Enter the human name you will be using, ie John Smith.
  2. Select Next

  1. Enter the email address you will be using, e.g. john@scootmail.com.
  2. Select Next

  1. Ensure the POP3 option is selected (this is the default).
  2. Enter imap.tidymail.co.uk for the Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server option.
  3. Enter post.tidymail.co.uk for the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server option.
  4. Select Next

  1. Enter the email address you are using, ie john@scootmail.com for the Account Name. Note that the system will prompt you with just the bare name john for this field. You must ensure the value is the full email address.
  2. Enter your password if you wish the system to remember it.
  3. Select Next

  1. Select Finish

This concludes the first part of setting up Outlook Express to work with Tidymail.

At this point you should be able to receive email, and if you have a Wizards internet connection you may be able to send email. But to get the best from this server you need to make some adjustments to your account which will allow you to send from anywhere, and to encrypt the connections from your computer to our servers.

So, come along to the next page and read about Securing Your Connections To Tidymail in Outlook Express