SISSA e-mail services using Outlook Express

a) Execute the Outlook Express application:

  • 1) click on Start button;
  • 2) click on All programs;
  • 3) search and click on Outlook Express icon.

Search and click on the Outlook Express icon ...


If it is the first time you use Outlook Express, jump to Item d, otherwise start from Item b.

Item b

b) In the Outlook Express main window:

  • 1) click on Tools menu;
  • 2) then click on Accounts.

Click on Tools menu, then click on Accounts ...


c) In the Internet Accounts window:

  • 1) select the All tab;
  • 2) click on Add button;
  • 3) the program will show you a list, please click on Mail….

 Click on the Add button then click on Mail ...


Item d

d) In the Internet Connection Wizard window, Your name section:

  • 1) In the Display name: field insert your name (for example John Smith);
  • 2) then click on Next.

In the Your name section, Display name field, insert your name ...


e) In the Internet Connection Wizard window, Internet E-mail Adress section:

  • 1) In the Email Address: field insertyour SISSA email address (for example jsmith@sissa.it);
  • 2) then click on Next.

In the Internet E-mail Adress section, Email Address field, insert your email address ...


f) In the Internet Connection Wizard window, E-mail Servers Names section:

  • 1) click on My incoming mail server is a…. drop down list, and select IMAP;
  • 2) in the Incoming mail…server: field insert imap.sissa.it
  • 3) in the Outgoing mail…server: field insert smtp.sissa.it
  • 4) then click on Next.

Fill in carefully the E-mail Servers Names section ...


g) In the Internet Connection Wizard window, Internet Mail Logon section:

  • 1) in the Account Name: field insert your SISSA username (for example jsmith);
  • 2) in the Password: field insert your SISSA password
  • 3) click on Next.

Fill in carefully the Internet Mail Logon section ...


h) In the Internet Connection Wizard window, Congratulations section:
click on Finish to confirm your choices and create the account.
In the Congratulations section click on Finish ...


If it is the first time you use Outlook Express jump to Item j otherwise continue.

i) In the Internet Accounts window click on Close to close the window.
Click on Close to close the Internet Accounts window ...


Item j

j) If you see this Outlook Express message, click on NO.
If you see this Outlook Express message, click on NO ...


k) In the Outlook Express main window:

  • 1) click on Tools menu;
  • 2) then click on Accounts.

Click on Tools menu, then click on Accounts ...


l) In the Internet Accounts window:

  • 1) select the Mail tab;
  • 2) select in the Account column (you just created) imap.sissa.it;
  • 3) then click on Properties button.

In the Mail tab, select imap.sissa.it, then click on Properties ...


m) In the imap.sissa.it Properties window:

  • 1) select the Servers tab;
  • 2) put a check in the My server requires Authentication box;
  • 3) click on the Settings… button.

Fill in carefully the content of the imap.sissa.it Properties window -- Servers tab...


n) In the Outgoing Mail Server window:

  • 1) the Use same settings as my incoming mail server box have to be selected, put a check in this box if it is not present !!!,
  • 2) the Log on using box have to be UNselected, remove the check it if it is present!!!,
  • 3) then click on Ok.

Check carefully the content of the Outgoing Mail Server window...


o) In the imap.sissa.it Properties window:

  • 1) select the Advanced tab;
  • 2) in the Outgoing mail(SMTP) box, insert 465
  • 3) put a check in the This server requires a secure connection (SSL) box;
  • 4) put a check in the This server requires a secure connection (SSL) box;
  • 5) click on Apply to save the settings.

Fill in carefully the content of the imap.sissa.it Properties window -- Advanced tab...


p) In the imap.sissa.it Properties window:

  • 1) select the IMAP tab;
  • 2) check the content of the field Sent Items path:, its content must be Sent; if you find another name you have to substituite it with the folder name Sent;
  • 3) check the content of the field Drafts path:, its content must be Drafts; if you find another name you have to substituite it with the folder name Drafts;
  • 4) click on OK to save the settings and close the window.

Fill in carefully the content of the imap.sissa.it Properties window -- IMAP tab...



q) In the Internet Accounts window click on the Close button to close the window.
Click on Close...


r) If you see this Outlook Express message, click on Yes.
If you see this Outlook Express message, click on Yes ...

s) In the Show/Hide IMAP Folders window, click on OK, to close the window.
In the Show/Hide IMAP Folders window, click on OK.

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