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Secure Email Hosting IMAP SSL - Configuring Outlook Express IMAP

Secure Domain Email Customers: If your secure email account with us uses a domain name other than 4securemail.com, simply use your domain instead of 4securemail.com wherever it appears in the instructions or the examples given. If you have purchased your own IP address & certificate, you may substitute any reference of mail.4securemail.com with your mail host name, e.g. mail.yourdomain.com.

This item provides information on these topics:
  1. Step 1: Create your Account (Part 1)
  2. Step 2: Create your Account (Part 2)
  3. Step 3: Display Name
  4. Step 4: Email Address
  5. Step 5: Server Names
  6. Step 6: User Credentials
  7. Step 7: Configuring the Account Settings
  8. Step 8: Servers Configuration
  9. Step 9: Advanced Configuration
  10. Step 10: IMAP Configuration
  11. Step 11: IMAP Folders
  12. Step 12: Show IMAP Folders (Part 1)
  13. Step 13: Show IMAP Folders (Part 2)
  14. Step 14: Synchronization
  15. Manufacturer Technical Support

This document will help you to configure your Secure Outlook Express Email client to work with the 4SecureMail secure email hosting solution.

Step 1: Create your Secure IMAP Email Account (Part 1)

Start Outlook Express. On the "Tools" menu, click "Accounts."

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 2: Create your Secure IMAP Email Account (Part 2)

In the Internet Accounts dialog box, click "Add," and then click "Mail."

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 3: Display Name

In the "Display Name" box, type the name that you want others to see when you send a message, and then click "Next."

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 4: Email Address

In the "Emaill Address" box, type the Email address for the account that you are using (for example, "joeuser@4securemail.com"), and then click "Next."

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 5: Server Names

Under "Emaill Server Names," choose the "IMAP" option, and then type mail.4securemail.com for BOTH your incoming and outgoing Email servers. Click "Next."

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 6: User Credentials

Enter your 4SecureMail user name in the field "Account name" text field.
Make sure the box "Log on using Secure Password Authentication" is blank.

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 7: Configuring the Secure Email Account Settings

To configure your Email, select the mail account and click on the "Properties" button on the right.

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 8: Secure Servers Configuration

Click on the "Servers" tab on the top and check the box "My server requires authentication."

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 9: Advanced Secure Email Configuration

  • Click on the "Advanced" tab on the top and check the boxes for outgoing and incoming mail labeled "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)".
  • Make sure that you change the "Outgoing Mail (SMTP)" number to 465, as shown in the screenshot below.
  • Click "OK" and you should be able to send and receive mail.

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 10: Secure IMAP Configuration

  • Click the "IMAP" tab.
  • In the "Sent Items path" text field, type "Sent"
  • Click "OK" and then "Close" (to close the Internet Account Box).

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 11: IMAP Folders

Select the "Tools" pulldown menu and select "IMAP Folders."

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 12: Show IMAP Folders (Part 1)

  1. Select the "All" tab
  2. Click "Inbox" (if the folders are not showing)
  3. Click the Show button for each folder you wish to display.
    • Your folder names may be different from the screenshot.

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 13: Show IMAP Folders (Part 2)

  • Click the "Visible" tab and make sure your folders are showing.
  • Click "OK."

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Step 14: Synchronization

  • Select "mail.4securemail.com" in the left (if not already selected).
  • Under the Synchronization settings, check all the folders that you want content for and click the "Synchronize Account" button.
  • When done exit Outlook express and restart it and you should be able to send and receive Email.

Outlook Express IMAP mail screenshot

Manufacturer Technical Support

For technical support from Microsoft, please visit http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=sz;[ln];top.


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