Saturday, 19 September 2009

outlook express with windows live email and o2 smtp settings

Finally I got this to work, the tricky bit was using SMTP port not the 25 default but 587 (as I discovered somewhere on the web). Here are the screenshots of the settings:

The server settings:

The server authentication settings:

Note that in the above image you can enable the "Log on using Secure Password Authentication" and it will still work. Or you can use the option "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" and it will still work - actually this is a bit easier since you dont have to enter the same information twice.

Finally the advanced settings:

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