Just for your knowledge AOL uses the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) for outgoing mail and the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) protocol for incoming mail. Also, the earlier AOL e-mail technology was not compatible with Outlook Express. And if you want, you can easily configure the AOL e-mail account in Outlook Express 6.0 on your Windows XP-based computer? Want to know how. check out our comprehensive solution given below.
Step 1: Start ‘Outlook Express’.
Step 2: Click on ‘Accounts’ on the ‘Tools’ menu.
Step 3: On the ‘Mail’ tab, click the AOL account that you added and then click ‘Properties’.
Step 4: Click the ‘Servers’ tab and then click to select the ‘My server requires authentication’ check box.
Step 5: Click ‘Apply’ and then click the ‘Advanced’ tab.
Step 6: In the ‘Outgoing mail (SMTP)’ box, type ‘587’.
Step 7: Click ‘Apply’ and then click the ‘IMAP’ tab.
Step 8: Click to clear the ‘Store special folders on IMAP server’ check box, click ‘Apply’, and then click ‘OK’.
Step 9: Click ‘Close’.
See in just nine easy steps you can configure the AOL e-mail account in Outlook Express 6.0 on your Windows XP-based PC. However, if you are still confused and want better understanding on the above mentioned steps, watch our solution video given below.
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