How to set up a Verizon mail account in Outlook Express

popowich

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To configure a Verizon e-mail account in Outlook Express 6 please follow these steps:
  1. Open Outlook Express
  2. From the Main Menu, select "Tools", then "Accounts"
  3. Select the "Mail" tab
  4. Click ONCE on your Verizon Online e-mail account name to select it. Select "Properties"
  5. Select the "Servers" tab
  6. Change the "Incoming mail (POP3)" server name from its current entry to: incoming.verizon.net
  7. Change the "Outgoing mail (SMTP)" server name to: outgoing.verizon.net
  8. Check the box labeled "My server requires authentication"
  9. Click "Settings"
  10. Verify "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" is selected. Click "OK"
  11. Click "OK" in the "Properties" window
  12. Click "Close" in the "Internet Accounts" window
If you have a Verizon+Yahoo mail account there are different server settings for Verizon users that are on the Yahoo enabled servers.
 
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