Outlook Express 6.00

Open Outlook Express.

At the top of the page click on the 'Tools' menu and then select 'Accounts...'.

Click on the 'Mail' tab at the top.

Highlight the problematic email account and click on the 'Properties' button.

Please review the image and enter your details as outlined below.

EMAIL: Put your full @hopitelecom.net email address in both the 'Mail Account Name' and 'E-mail address' fields.

NAME: Enter your full name as you would like it to appear in email that you send.

Once completed, click on the Servers tab at the top.

Review and update your settings look like the settings as outlined below.

  • Incoming mail server (POP3): Replace with: pop.gmail.com
    IMPORTANT: If your screen is showing Incoming mail server (IMAP): (instead of POP3), change the setting to: imap.gmail.com
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): Replace with smtp.gmail.com
  • Account Name: Replace with your full @hopitelecom.net email address username@hopitelecom.net
  • Password: This should remain unchanged. And should be the same as your existing email password. Put a check next to "Remember password"
  • My Server requires authentication Make sure there is a checkmark next to My server requires authentication

Once you've completed these settings, click on the Advanced tab to continue.

Click on the 'Advanced' tab at the top.

Make sure that your settings look like the settings shown in this screenshot.

Place a check mark under This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) for both the Incomming server and Outgoing server.
Your Server Port Numbers, should appear as shown, with 995 for Incoming server (POP3), and 465 for Outgoing server (SMTP).
IMPORTANT: If your incoming server settings show IMAP instead of POP3, use port 993.


Click the 'OK' button, and then the 'Close' button and now you should be able to send and receive email.