Creating new e-mail accounts:

This tutorial covers how to create a new Oceanfree e-mail account in Outlook Express. Just follow the steps below:

On the Toolbar, click Tools and select Accounts from the menu.

 

The Internet Accounts window opens.

Toward the top, right corner, click Add and select Mail from the menu.

 

The Internet Connection Wizard launches.

Display name = Enter your name.

Click Next to continue.

 

E-mail address = Enter your e-mail address.

Click Next to continue.

 

My Incoming mail server is a ? server = This should be set to POP3.

Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server: mail.oceanfree.net

Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: smtp.oceanfree.net - Only if you are using an Oceanfree dialup connection.

 

The outgoing mail (SMTP) server address for a BT Broadband / Anytime / Flat Rate / IOL Gold or IOL Surf No Limits internet connection is mail.iol.ie

If your internet connection is not one of the above please contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for the correct SMTP mail server.

Click Next to continue.

 

Account name = Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).
Password = Enter the password to your e-mail account.

Important: Passwords are case-sensitive. Ensure your Caps Lock is disabled.

Select Remember password.

Important: Do NOT select Log on using 'Secure Password Authentication'.

Click Next to continue.

 

Click Finish to complete the wizard.

 

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