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Creating Additional Email Accounts - Outlook Express 5 for OS 9

  1. Open Outlook Express by double-clicking the Mail alias on your desktop.
  2. Go to the File menu and select Switch Identity...
  3. A window may appear saying Are you sure you want to close all connections and windows for the current identity? If so, click Switch.
  4. The Select an identity window will appear. Click New...
  5. The New Identity window will appear.
  6. In the Identity Name text box, type a name for the identity.
  7. Make sure Base initial settings on is set to Outlook Express Defaults.
  8. Click OK.
  9. The Outlook Express Setup Assistant will appear.
  10. Click the circle next to I already have an Internet email account... and click the right arrow to continue.
  11. In the Display Name box, type your name and click the right arrow to continue.
  12. Click the circle next to I already have an email address that I'd like to use and type your full email address in the box (such as Click the right arrow to continue.
  13. On the Email Server Names screen, make sure the incoming mail server dropdown is set to POP.
  14. In the box under Incoming mail (POP, IMAP) server, type
  15. In the box under Outgoing mail (SMTP) server, type
  16. Click the right arrow to continue.
  17. On the Internet Mail Logon screen, type your full email address next to Account ID (such as
  18. If you want Outlook Express to remember your password so you don't have to enter it every time you check your email, enter your password next to the Password section, and make sure the Save password box is checked.
  19. Click the right arrow to continue.
  20. On the Congratulations screen, type a name for your emailMyName account next to the Account name box. You may want to check the box next to Include this account in my 'Send & Receive All' schedule
  21. Click Finish.

Any future messages from your new account will now be sorted to your new mailbox.

Note: Because of limits on your mailbox, you must complete the following steps to prevent your mail from being blocked or deleted.
  • From the Tools menu, select Accounts.
  • Select the Mail tab and click on your emailMyName account.
  • Click the Edit button.
  • Click the Options tab. In the Server options section, ensure that the Leave a copy of each message on the server box is unchecked.
  • Click OK to save.

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