Setup Yahoo Xtra (POP) account - Outlook Express

Setting up your email account in Outlook Express or Outlook 2000:

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Click Tools
  3. Select Accounts

    Outlook Express

  4. Click Add
  5. Select Mail


  6. Type your name into Display name (this is the name that people will see when receiving an email from you)
  7. Click Next
  8. Type your E-mail address (
  9. Click Next
  10. Select POP3 as My incoming mail server is a ______ server
  11. Enter for Incoming mail
  12. Type in for Outgoing mail
  13. Click Next


  14. Enter your Account name (joe.bloggs without and Password
  15. Select Remember password if desired
  16. Ensure that Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA) is NOT ticked
  17. Click Next and Finish (Outlook 2000 users will need to select their type of connection first)
  18. Highlight your new account and click Properties
  19. Click the Servers tab
  20. Select My Server requires authentication under Outgoing Mail Server
  21. Select the Advanced tab

    Outlook Express

  22. Enter 465 for Outgoing mail (SMTP)
  23. Select This server requires a secure connection (SSL)
  24. Enter 995 for Incoming mail (POP3)
  25. Select This server requires a secure connection (SSL)
  26. Select Leave a copy of the message on server
  27. Click OK and Close

You have finished configuring your email client. Press the Send/Receive button to ensure that the changes in your Outlook Express settings work.

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