Setting Up Microsoft Outlook 98

This page will give you the essentials for setting up Microsoft Outlook 98 in Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT with your Access Internet E-mail account.

Before you begin, you should know:
  1. Your username, ex: If your email address is your username would be jsmith
  2. Your password.


  1. Launch MS Outlook 98

  2. Click Tools

    Select Accounts...

  3. From the Mail tab click Add

  4. In the Internet Connection Wizard for the Display Name enter a name you would like to appear when sending email to other users. This is typicaly either your full name or a nickname/alias you prefer to use.

    Click the Next button.

  5. In the Email Address field enter your Ex: If your username is john_smith, it would be

    Click the Next button.

  6. Select my incoming server is a POP3 server.
    In the Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server field type in
    In the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server field type in

    Click the Next button.

  7. Select the Log on using
    In the POP3 account name enter your username with Access Internet, then your password in following field.
    Note: Your password is case-sensative; 'mypassword' is different then 'MyPassword' etc).

    Click the Next button.

  8. In Internet mail account name enter your profile name

    Click the Next button.

  9. For the connection type, select I will establish my internet connection manually

    Click the Next button.

  10. You will receive a window telling you that setup is complete.

    Click the Finish button.

  11. You should now be back at the Internet Accounts window.

  12. Click the Close button.

That's it!