Outlook Express & AOL

  gul 23:30 25 Aug 06
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Does anybody know how to properly configure outlook express to work with AOL

I have tried many of the help items found using the google search without any help
Incoming mail set as imap.aol.com
Outgoing mail set as smtp.aol.com
Outgoing smtp box under advanced tab set as 587

  picklsey 06:21 26 Aug 06

try this

incoming imap.uk.aol.com

out going smtp.uk.aol.com

hope this helps

  the kopite 07:13 26 Aug 06

Hi Try this if you have not resolved the problem On the Mail tab, click the AOL account that you added, and then click Properties.
3. Click the Servers tab, and then click to select the My server requires authentication check box.
4. Click Apply, and then click the Advanced tab.
5. In the Outgoing mail (SMTP) box, type 587.

Note By default, the SMTP port number is 25.
6. Click Apply, and then click the IMAP tab.
7. Click to clear the Store special folders on IMAP server check box, click Apply, and then click OK.
8. Click Apply, and then click OK.
9. Click Close. If you receive the following message, click Yes:

  the kopite 07:15 26 Aug 06

Hi Try this if you have not resolved the problem On the Mail tab, click the AOL account that you added, and then click Properties.
3. Click the Servers tab, and then click to select the My server requires authentication check box.
4. Click Apply, and then click the Advanced tab.
5. In the Outgoing mail (SMTP) box, type 587.

Note By default, the SMTP port number is 25.
6. Click Apply, and then click the IMAP tab.
7. Click to clear the Store special folders on IMAP server check box, click Apply, and then click OK.
8. Click Apply, and then click OK.
9. Click Close. If you receive the following message, download file and tolders click Yes:

  the kopite 07:16 26 Aug 06

sorry for the double post guys

  gul 10:12 26 Aug 06

Tried all options suggested

Am able to receive mail, but not send out mail

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