Outlook Express

If you have a Pobox Basic or Pobox Plus account, please visit this page to find instructions on how to set up your email application.

To use Mailstore with Outlook Express, follow these steps:

    • Start Outlook Express. Go to the Tools menu, and click on Accounts.

Select Accounts

    • Click on the Add button, and then click Mail.

Select Mail

    • On the Your Name page of the wizard, enter:

      • Display Name: Your Name

Then click Next.

Enter Name

    • On the Internet E-mail Address page, enter:

      • E-mail Address: youraddress@pobox.com (any of your Pobox addresses)

Then click Next.

Enter Email Address

    • On the E-mail Server Names page, enter:

      • My incoming mail server is a IMAP server.
      • Incoming Mail (POP3, IMAP) server: mail.pobox.com
      • Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: smtp.pobox.com

Then click Next.

Enter Servers

    • On the Internet Mail Logon page, enter:

      • Account Name: youraddress@pobox.com (any of your Pobox addresses)
      • Password: your Pobox password
      • check Remember password

Click Next, and then click Finish.

Enter Account Name

    • Go to the Tools Menu again, and once again click on Accounts.

Select Accounts

    • Select the Pobox.com account and click on Properties.

Select Accounts 2

    • Click the Servers tab in the Properties window.

Under the Outgoing Mail Server section check off the "My server requires authentication" box. Click the Settings button that is now available.

Mail Account Properties

    • Select "Use same settings as my incoming mail server". Then click OK.

Outgoing Server

    1. Go to the Advanced tab. Check off "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)" for both the Outgoing mail (SMTP) and Incoming mail (IMAP) port settings. Click Apply.
    2. CORRECTION: Outgoing mail port should be 587.

Require a secure connection


Click OK, and then Close. You are done setting up Outlook Express for your Pobox account.

Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful