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Setting Up Outlook Express With AOL

by max_thrash / July 7, 2004 4:58 AM PDT


My Friend is using AOL as his ISP and would like to know if he can configure Outlook Express to be his default e-mail program. He has asked AOL for the Incoming mail (pop3) setting and the outgoing mail(smtp) setting. They will not disclose the information as they want him to use their web site based e-mail.

Any ideas?

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Re: Setting Up Outlook Express With AOL
by glb613 / July 7, 2004 5:19 AM PDT

As far as I know, you can't use Outlook Express as your default e-mail program for AOL mail.

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Try following these directions...
by Edward ODaniel / July 7, 2004 5:21 AM PDT
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Re: Try following these directions...
by Mary / July 13, 2004 4:04 AM PDT

You can use outlook express, eudora and others with AOL now. If you go to keyword open mail access and pick the e-mail program you are using it will give you very nice step by step instructions to set it up. I tried this out of curiosity and it does work but I see no need for it. You can also use incredimail with AOL now. I am using it and it works great with AOL and I have no trouble sending or receiving AOL mail with it plus I can get mail receipts from non AOL members now.

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