Outlook Express 5.5 Configuration

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Outlook Express 5.5 Configuration for SpamAssassin
Updating Outlook Express 5.5 to use SPOP & SMTP Auth
SSL Certificate Import and Installation



  1. Open up Outlook Express 5.5

  2. Click Tools from the Main Menu and Select Accounts from the pull down menu

    Select Tools, then Accounts...

  3. Click Add then select Mail...

    Add a mail account

  4. Type in your name in the Display name field. Click Next

    Enter first and last name

  5. Type in your email address. Click Next

    Enter email address

  6. Select POP3 as the server type and specify popmail.real-time.com as the Incoming pop3 server and mail.real-time.com as the Outgoing SMTP server. Click Next

    Select mail server type, and names

  7. Specify the Account name and password. You should of received this on your welcome letter. The Remember password box is optional. Click Next

    Enter username and password

  8. Click Finish

    Click finish

  9. Left click on popmail.real-time.com so it is highlighted, then click on Properties

    Edit mail account properties

  10. In the Properties window, make sure mail account is popmail.real-time.com. Place a check in the box next to Include this account when receiving mail or synchronizing. Click on the Servers tab to continue

    Edit server settings

  11. Under the Outgoing Mail Server heading, place a check mark in the box next to My server requires authentication Click on the Advanced tab

    Modify server settings

  12. Place a check in the This server requires a secure connection (SSL) box under Incoming Mail (POP3): heading (the Port Number automatically changes to 995.) Place a check in the This server requires a secure connection (SSL) box under Outgoing mail (SMTP): heading, then click on OK

    Edit advanced settings

  13. Click on Close

    Click Close

Send and Receive Email

  1. Click the Send/Recv button to check your mail

    Click send / receive to check for mail

The instructions and screen shots contained within this website are specific to services offered by Real Time Enterprises only.

If you have any problems connecting to Real Time after carefully following these directions, please call (952) 943-8700 and we will be happy to help you.


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