Outlook Express 6

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There are two available configurations for setting up Outlook Express 6 to send and receive emails from your Shaw email account. Configuration 1: Use this option if you are using Outlook on a desktop computer. Configuration 2: Use this option if you are using Outlook on a laptop

 

 

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Configuration 1 - Outlook for Desktop Computers

Configuration 2 - Outlook for Laptop Computers

 


 

Configuration 1 – Setting up Outlook on a Desktop Computer

 

To configure Outlook Express to send and receive emails from your Shaw email account:

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  1. Open Outlook Express

  2. Select Tools from the menu near the top of the Window

  3. Select Accounts (fig. a)

  4. Select the Mail tab

  5. Click the Add button, then select Mail... (fig. b)

  6. Enter your first and last name when prompted for a Display Name e.g. John Smith (fig. c)

  7. Select Next

  8. Enter your Shaw email address including @shaw.ca (fig. d)

  9. Select Next
  10. Select POP3 for My incoming mail server is a POP3 server (fig. e)

  11. Enter the following information:

      • Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server: pop.shaw.ca
      • Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:  mail.shaw.ca
  12. Select Next

  13. Enter the following information: (fig. f)
      • Account name: your email address without @shaw.ca
      • Password: your email password
  14. Check the box next to Remember password
  15. Ensure that Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) is unchecked
  16. Select Next
  17. Select Finish (fig. g)

 

By default, your emails are removed from the Webmail server once they are retrieved through Outlook Express. Therefore, the next time you log into Webmail at http://webmail.shaw.ca/ you may notice the email messages have been deleted. You can configure Outlook Express to leave the emails on Webmail in case you would like to keep a backup of the copy by performing the following steps:

 

  1. Select Tools
  2. Select Accounts
  3. Select the Mail tab
  4. Select your Shaw email account from the list to highlight the account
  5. Select Properties
  6. Select the Advanced tab
  7. Remove the check mark from the box next to Leave a copy of messages on server
  8. Select OK

 

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Configuration 2 – Setting up Outlook on a Laptop

 

If the computer you are using is a laptop which you plan to use outside the home, to set up your Shaw email account:

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  1. Follow the instructions in Configuration 1-Quick Setup listed above
  2. Enable Remote Access (click the link for instructions)
  3. Open Outlook Express
  4. Select Tools
  5. Select Accounts (fig. a)
  6. Select the Mail tab
  7. Select your Shaw email account from the list to highlight the account
  8. Select Properties (fig. b)
  9. Select the Servers tab (fig. c)
    • In the box next to Outgoing mail (SMTP), enter mail.shaw.ca
    • Below Outgoing Mail Server, check the box next to My server requires authentication
    • Select Apply
  10. Select the Advanced tab (fig. d)
    • Next to Outgoing mail (SMTP), enter 587 as the Server Port Number
    • Enter a check mark next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL) for only the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server
    • Do not enter a check mark next to Incoming mail (POP3); the associated Server Port Number should be 110
  11. Select OK

 

 

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