Maui Net Member Services - Tech Support: Email Programs: Outlook Express
Outlook Express Configuration
This is the other setup, incase you have already gone through the wizard
and it still gives you problems. Go to the Tools menu and choose Accounts...
The area we will first focus on will be the Mail tab. If you are
setting this up for the first time, hit Add.
Otherwise, make sure that you don't have any duplicate entries (so they won't check the
same mailbox at the same time). Choose your Maui Net account and then hit
the Properties button.
When the pop.maui.net Properties comes up click on the General
tab and put in the necessary information.
The mail account can be whatever you want to call the title of this particular account.
Put your name in the Name field, business or organization in the Organization
field, email address in the Email address field (it's not necessary to
put a reply-to address).
Click on the tab that says Server, under Server Information:
Outgoing mail (SMTP): smtp.maui.net
Incoming mail (POP3): pop.maui.net
My incoming mail server is a POP3 server.
Under Incoming Mail Server click and make sure the dot is infront of
Log on using
Account name: your_username (NOTE: no capital P here)
Password: ********** (This is your account password)
Click on the Connection tab. and it will ask for the type of
In the Connection area click and make sure the black dot is infront of
Connect using my phone line and in the Modem field make
sure Maui Net is selected from the pull down menu.
Click on the Security tab, and there shouldn't be anything in any of
On the Advanced tab, set the time-out to 1-2 minutes.
Also, you can leave a copy of the email on the server for backup
purposes, or if you check your email from multiple locations. Remember to delete it
though, otherwise you'll go over your 5MB server space limit eventually. You can use the
nifty REMOVE FROM SERVER AFTER X DAYS feature so you don't forget. Then
hit the OK button.
That pretty much covers the setting up of Outlook Express for the Mail
portion. If you are interesting in using Express to check your News Groups continue on.
Back at the Internet Account menu, go into the News
tab. Highlight your connection with us and choose properties.
If you don't have anything listed here, hit Add.
Again, in here, you can name the account whatever you'd like and fill out the
appropriate information. Note: spammers like to grab people's email
addresses out of newsgroups - if you'd like, request an email alias from technical support
and use it and if you get spammed too frequently, then cancel the alias.
On the News tab, only put in our server, news.maui.net
Connection tab: once again, choose Maui Net from the
drop down menu. Click on the OK button and then exit Outlook and once it
exits you can go right on back into the program and start using it.