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10/22/2021   

Setup your Email Software

These Instructions are for Outlook Express

NOTE: You must hear back from FamilyNet to verify that your new account was created before you perform the following steps:

Run Outlook Express

Select "Tools" from the top menu.

Select "Accounts"

Click the "Add" button (located on the right) and select "Mail"

Enter your Display Name, e.g. "John Smith" for the new account and click the "Next" button.

Select "POP3" server and in the "Incoming..." box, type mail.familynet.net and in the "Outgoing..." box, type smtp.familynet.net.  Then click the "Next" button.

For account name, enter your NEW account name and the NEW account password.   DO NOT select "Log on using Secure..".  Click the "Next" button.

Click the "Finish" button and your will now be able to send and receive email with your new account.   Note: by default, all incoming mail will got to your "inbox".   When you send an email, you will have the option now of choosing which account you wish to use (the From line). 

Note: Outlook Express has the ability to sort mail in to individual folders using "Mail Rules" under the Tools menu.

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