Configure Outlook Express for your TDS Email Account

Former Bendbroadband customers

Configuring Outlook Express

  1. Open Outlook Express.
  2. Click the Tools menu, and select Accounts.
  3. Click Add, and then click Mail.
  4. 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
  5. Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server:
  6. fields for server information
  7. Click Next.
    • Account Name: Your full TDS email address
    • Password: Your TDS email password.
    • Then click Next.
    • fields for account name and password
  8. Click Finish.
  9. Highlight under Account, and click Properties.
  10. mail tab selected, list of accounts with displayed
  11. Click the Advanced tab.
  12. 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
  13. Return to the Servers tab, and check the box next to 'My server requires authentication'.
  14. Servers tab selected, boxes checked and fields filled in
  15. Click OK.
  16. Click Close.
  17. Congratulations! You're done configuring your client to send and retrieve messages.

Former Bendbroadband accounts use the following settings instead of the ones listed below in the step by step instructions.

Incoming server:
: (IMAP) Port 143 (POP3) Port 110

Outgoing server:
: (IMAP or SMTP) Port 25

Secure Authentication: checked yes
Optional setting: (IMAP or SMTP) Port 465
Transport Layer Security (TLS)*: checked yes

*On some devices, TLS may not be an option, in which case checking Secure Socket Layer (SSL) may allow TLS

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