Setup

Configure Outlook Express for your TDS Email Account

Configuring Outlook Express

  1. Browse to hellotds.com.
  2. Navigate to "Email Access" under "My Account/Login".
  3. Once you have accepted our Terms of Service and have viewed your inbox you can move to the next step.
  4. Once successfully logged in, click on Settings at the top of the page.
  5. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  6. Select Enable POP for all mail and click Save Changes.
  7. Open Outlook Express.
  8. Click the Tools menu, and select Accounts.
  9. Click Add, and then click Mail.
  10. Fill out the following information:
    • Display Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the "From:" field of outgoing messages, Then click Next.
    • Email Address: Your full TDS email address. Then click Next.
    • field for email address
  11. Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server: Mail.tds.net fields for server information
  12. Click Next.
    • Account Name: Your full TDS email address
    • Password:Your TDS email password.
    • Then click Next.
    • fields for account name and password
  13. Click Finish.
  14. Highlight Mail.tds.net under Account, and click Properties. mail tab selected, list of accounts with Mail.tds.net displayed
  15. Click the Advanced tab.
  16. Fill in the following information:
    • Under Outgoing Mail (SMTP), check the box next to 'This server requires a secure connection (SSL)'.
    • Enter 587 in the Outgoing mail (SMTP): field.
    • Under Incoming mail (POP3), check the box next to 'This server requires a secure connection (SSL)'. The port will change to 995.
    • Note: The order of Outgoing and Incoming mail server fields varies by version. Make sure you enter the correct information in each field. Advanced tab selected, boxes checked and fields filled in
  17. Return to the Servers tab, and check the box next to 'My server requires authentication'. Servers tab selected, boxes checked and fields filled in
  18. Click OK.
  19. Click Close.
  20. Congratulations! You're done configuring your client to send and retrieve messages.

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