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Microsoft Internet Mail
Microsoft Outlook Express 4.x
Microsoft Outlook Express 5.x
Netscape Mail 3.x
Netscape Mail 4

Microsoft Outlook Express 5.x

Follow the instructions below to set up your mailbox in Microsoft Internet Mail (you may want to print out these instructions to refer to):

  1. On the Microsoft Internet Explorer menu bar, click Tools -> Internet Options.

  2. Select the Programs tab.

  3. From the Mail drop-down list, select Outlook Express and then click OK.

  4. On the menu bar, click Go -> Mail.

  5. On the Outlook Express menu bar, click Tools -> Accounts.

  6. Select the Mail tab and click Add -> Mail. The Mail wizard displays.

  7. Enter your Display name and click Next to continue in the wizard.

  8. Enter your Email Address and click Next.

  9. Enter the following settings, and then click Next:
    • My incoming mail server is a POP3 server.
    • Incoming Mail (POP3) Server: (given to you during registration) pop3.Telkom.co.za
    • Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server: smtp.Telkom.co.za

  10. Select the Log on using option and enter your Account Name and Password. Then, click Next.

  11. Enter an Internet mail account name and click Next.

  12. Select a Connection type. If you dial-in to the Telkom Network with a modem, select Connect using my phone line. Then, click Next.

  13. Select your modem from the drop-down list and click Next.

  14. On the next window, you should see Telkom in the list. Click Use an existing dial-up connection and select Telkom. Then, click Next.

  15. Click Finish.

When you are finished with the wizard setup, click Close to close the Internet Accounts window. To check your mailbox and to send email:

  1. Click Send & Receive on the Outlook Express toolbar. Outlook Express will connect to the mail server and check for new mail in your mailbox.

  2. If you have any email in your mailbox, it will display in the window. To read an email message, click the message.

  3. To send an email message, click the Compose Message button.

  4. To send an email message to someone, you need to know their email address. Enter the email address in the To field. If you want, you can enter a subject for the message in the Subject field.

  5. Type your message and click the Send button.
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