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How to set up my Bell Mail account in Outlook Express

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To set up your Bell Mail account in Outlook Express, you’ll need your Bell Mail email address and password.

I forgot my Bell Mail email address.
I forgot my Bell Mail password.
  1. From the Tools menu, select Accounts.
  2. Click on the Add button. A menu will open. Select Mail from the menu.
  3. In the Display name box, enter the name you want to appear in the From field on email you send. Click Next.
  4. In the E-mail address field, enter your Bell Mail address. Click Next.
  5. Enter the following in the E-mail Server Names window:
    Incoming mail: pophm.sympatico.ca
    Outgoing mail: smtphm.sympatico.ca
    Click Next.
  6. Enter your email address in the Account name box and then enter your password. Click Next.
  7. Click Finish.
  8. Click the Properties button in the Internet Accounts window.
  9. On the Servers tab, check off My server requires authentication.
  10. Click Settings.
  11. Ensure that Use same settings as my incoming mail server is selected. Click OK.
  12. On the Connections tab, check off Always connect to this account using: and ensure that Local Area Network is selected in the drop-down menu.
  13. In the Advanced tab:
    • Under Outgoing mail, check off This server requires a secure connection (SSL).
    • Under Incoming mail, replace the number in the box with 995 and check off This server requires a secure connection (SSL).
    • We recommend you set the server timeout slider bar to Long (5 minutes).
    • Click OK.
  14. Click Close in the Internet Accounts window.

Last Updated:08/07/2012

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