Setting up Business Mail in Microsoft Outlook Express for Macintosh

To add a new email account in Outlook for Macintosh:

  1. Launch Outlook Express.
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  3. From the Tools menu, choose "Accounts".

     

    Outlook Express: Tools Pull-Down Menu
    Outlook Express: Tools Pull-Down Menu

  4. Click the New button.

     

    Outlook Express: New Button
    Outlook Express: New Button

  5. Enter your name in the "Display Name" field, then click on the Right Arrow at the bottom of the window.

     

    Outlook Express: Display Name
    Outlook Express: Display Name

  6. Enter your e-mail address in the "E-mail address" box, then clickon the Right Arrow.

     

    Outlook Express: Email Address Field
    Outlook Express: Email Address Field

  7. Enter the following server information:
    • Incoming server type: POP
    • Incoming mail server: pop.bizmail.yahoo.com
    • Outgoing mail server: smtp.bizmail.yahoo.com
    Click the Right Arrow.

     

    Outlook Express: Server Names
    Outlook Express: Server Names

  8. Enter the following logon information:
    • Account ID: the entire Yahoo Business Email address
    • Password: the Yahoo Business Email password
    Click the Right Arrow.

     

    Outlook Express: Logon Information
    Outlook Express: Logon Information

  9. In the Account Name field, enter a name to identify the account in Outlook. This name will not be displayed except in the Outlook Express account list.

     

    Click the Configure account manually button.

     

    Outlook Express: Account Name
    Outlook Express: Account Name

  10. Click the Click here for advanced receiving options button.

     

    Outlook Express: Advanced Receiving Options Button
    Outlook Express: Advanced Receiving Options Button

  11. In the Advanced receiving options pop-up window:
    • Check the box for "this POP service requires a secure connection (SSL)"
    • Check the box for "Override default POP port"
    • If the port number does not change automatically to 995, enter port number 995.
    • Click the small box in the upper left to close the pop-up window.

     

    Outlook Express: Advanced Receiving Options
    Outlook Express: Advanced Receiving Options

  12. Click the Click here for advanced sending options button.

     

    Outlook Express: Advanced Sending Options Button
    Outlook Express: Advanced Sending Options Button

  13. In the Advanced sending options pop-up window:
    • Check the box for "SMTP server requires a secure connection (SSL)"
    • Check the box for "Override default SMTP port"
    • Enter port number 465
    • Check the box for "SMTP server requires authentication"
    • The radio button for "use same settings as incoming mail server" should be selected automatically. If it is not, selct that radio button.
    • Click the small box in the upper left to close the pop-up window.

     

    Outlook Express: Advanced Sending Options
    Outlook Express: Advanced Sending Options

  14. On the Options tab, in the Server options section make your choices regarding downloading of messages and whether to save messages on the Yahoo servers when downloading.

     

    Check "Leave a copy of each message on the server" if you want to save your Yahoo Business Email messages on both the Yahoo Mail server and on your computer. If you would prefer to have your messages deleted from the Yahoo Mail server after you have received them in Outlook Express, do not check this box.

     

    Click the OK button to complete set-up.

     

    Outlook Express: Options Tab
    Outlook Express: Options Tab

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