How To Set up Outlook Express



  1. Open Outlook Express by double-clicking the Outlook Express icon on your desktop
  2. The first time you start Outlook Express the Internet Connection Wizard will run.  Select Create a new Internet mail account and click Next to continue.
  3. On the Your Name screen type in your name as you would like it to appear on your outgoing e-mail messages and click Next to continue
  4. Type in your @comcast.net e-mail address on the Internet E-mail Address screen.  lick Next to continue.
  5. On the E-mail Server Names screen, select POP3 from the drop down list. In the space provided below Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server:, enter mail.comcast.net Type in smtp.comcast.net as your Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: and click Next to continue
  6. On the Internet Mail Logon screen, type in your Comcast user name in the field titled Account name:. Your user name is everything leading up to, but not including the @comcast.net part of your e-mail address. For example, if your e-mail address is test_account@comcast.net,
    you would enter test_account as your Account name:. In the Password: field, enter in your Comcast assigned password. If you do not wish to enter your password every time you check your e-mail, put a check in the box labeled Remember password. Click Next to continue
  7. Congratulations, you have now set up Outlook Express as your e-mail program. Click Finish to egin sending and receiving e-mail