Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003 to use Apex Secure POP3 Email

Follow these steps to set up Outlook 2003 to check your Apex email account:

1) In Outlook, go to the Tools menu, then Email Accounts.

2) Select the option for "Add a new email account" and click Next.

3) Select the "POP3" option and click Next.

4) Enter in the following fields:

  • Your Name
  • Email Address:
  • Incoming mail server (POP3):
  • Outgoing mail server (POP3):
  • Username: yourname
  • Remember password: Checked

Click the "More Settings" button and then the "Advanced" tab. Check the box for "This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)". Click OK.

Click Next to continue.

5) Click Finish.

6) Go to the Tools menu, then to Options. Click on the "Mail Setup" tab. Make sure "Send messages immediately when connected" is checked. Do not click OK yet. Click the "Send/Receive" button just to the right, and make sure "Schedule an automatic send/receive every 20 minutes" is checked. You can specify any number of 20 or less for the number of minutes. Click Close then OK when finished.

7) Setup is complete! You can now sent and receive your email with Outlook.

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