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Outlook Express

Configuring Outlook Express to use secure email settings

Please note: Outlook Express is not supported by the ISD Service Desk. Full support can be given to Thunderbird and Outlook users only.
  • Note:  The illustrations in these sections show an IMAP account,
    but the instructions are the same for POP users also.

Receiving Mail

  • Go to Tools > Accounts
  • Click on the Mail tab
  • Select your UCL email account and click on the Properties button.
Outlook Express: emailaccounts.jpg
  • Click on the Advanced tab.
  • Under Incoming mail put a tick in the box next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL).

- If you are an IMAP user, the Incoming server port number will change to 993.
- If you use POP, the port number will change to 995.
- How can I tell if I am a POP or IMAP user?

Outlook Express:  advancedtab_secureincoming.jpg

You are now set up to read email securely.