Microsoft Exchange is basically server solutions developed by Microsoft and are sold to many Internet hosting companies for supporting their email and communication infrastructures. Outlook Express is an email client program and also a product of Microsoft. Even though it was introduced as Outlook Express, it later got renamed as Windows Mail. It is available for free and comes bundled with most versions of Windows operating systems. Outlook Express allows you to configure and access all your email accounts at one place. It stores the email messages online and allows you to download copies of original message to the client. Setting up Microsoft Exchange in Outlook Express provides you with an option to synchronize calendars through Outlook Express which lets you share calendars between different clients. This article contains instructions for configuring Microsoft Exchange in Outlook Express.
Microsoft help instructions
What you can find below are the instructions suggested by the Microsoft help team which assist you in the process of setting up Microsoft Exchange in your Outlook Express.
- First, open your Outlook Express application. To do this, click on the Windows “Start” button, select “All Programs” from the start menu and click on “Outlook Express”.
- Continue with this procedure by clicking on “Tools” from the main menu of your Outlook Express.
- Select the option labeled “Accounts” from the tools menu. This will open up the Internet Connect Wizard.
- Go to the tab titled “Mail”.
- Click on “Add” to open up the special dialog box where in you need to provide your credentials.
- Type your credentials in to the dialog window which includes information regarding the incoming server, outgoing server, log-in username and password. You can get all these information from your network administrator or when you have purchased the Exchange email setup.
- After that go to the tab titled “Properties” for setting up the protocol and port configuration for your email account and calendar. In most cases, the incoming port number will be “80”, but it’s always better to confirm the same with your network administrator before entering it. Mark the check box which says “My Server Requires Authentication” and “Use Incoming Settings”.
- Finally end this procedure by clicking on “Ok” and testing your settings to make sure everything is ok.
That’s all with the Microsoft help instructions for configuring Microsoft Exchange in your Outlook Express. Have a nice day!