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Subject: How do I use LimoWiz with MS Outlook Express or MS Outlook to email confirmations and single trip invoices?
Category: Email

To use MS Outlook 2003 or Outlook Express or a later version with LimoWiz you will need an Internet provider that supports, IMAP or POP3 support.  These two mail protocols are needed by Outlook. 

You need to find the incoming and outgoing mail settings from your ISP.

Visit your ISP website and they should provide you with a step by step instructions.
Test MS Outlook by sending an email.

If all is OK, then you should be able to use LimoWiz to send emails. Go to LimoWiz, Settings, and click the Email tab. Select Email Program to Use and check all check boxes.

AOL users:

Please note: the info below is to give you additional help in setting up your email program. If you require additional help, please contact AOL.

How do I use Microsoft Outlook Express 6 to read and send AOL e-mail?

There are two steps to setting up Outlook® Express to read and send AOL e-mail. First, you need to create a new e-mail account in Outlook Express. Once the e-mail account is created, you need to configure your Outlook Express e-mail account so you can send and receive your AOL e-mail.

To create a new e-mail account in Outlook Express

  1. Sign on to AOL.
  2. Open Outlook Express. (If Outlook Express is not your default mail client, you may be prompted to specify whether you want to use it as the default by clicking OK).
  3. From the Outlook Express Tools menu, click Accounts.
  4. In the Internet Accounts dialog box, click Add and then click Mail.
  5. In the Internet Connection Wizard, in the Display name field, enter your name as you would like it to appear on your outgoing e-mail messages.
  6. Click Next.
  7. In the E-mail address field, enter your full e-mail address, e.g., GabbyGrace@aol.com.
  8. Click Next.
  9. On the E-mail Server Names screen, select IMAP from the drop-down menu.
  10. In the Incoming mail server field, enter: imap.aol.com.
  11. In the Outgoing mail server field, enter: smtp.aol.com.
  12. Click Next.
  13. On the Internet Mail Logon screen, enter your AOL screen name in the Account name field.
  14. Enter the password for your AOL account in the Password field.
  15. If you want Outlook Express to save your password, leave the Remember password check box selected.
  16. Click Next.
  17. Click Finish.

To configure your Outlook Express e-mail account

  1. When you are returned to the Internet Accounts dialog box, click the Mail tab. (If the Internet Accounts dialog box is not open, click the Tools menu and then click Accounts).
  2. Select your AOL IMAP account.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. In the Properties dialog box, click the Servers tab.
  5. In the Outgoing Mail Server section, click the My server requires authentication check box.
  6. Click Apply.
  7. Click the Advanced tab.
  8. In the Outgoing mail (SMTP): field, change the number that displays to 587.
  9. Click Apply.
  10. Click the IMAP tab.
  11. In the Special Folders section, click the Store special folders on IMAP server check box to deselect it.
  12. Click Apply.
  13. Click OK.
  14. Click Close.

Notes

  • If you receive a message prompting you to download folders from the mail server, click Yes.

How do I use Microsoft Outlook 2000 to read and send AOL e-mail?

Setting up Outlook® 2000 to read and send AOL e-mail is a two-step process. First, you must create a new e-mail account in Outlook. Once the account is created, you need to configure your Outlook account so that you can send and receive mail from AOL’s e-mail servers.

To create a new e-mail account in Outlook 2000

  1. Sign on to AOL.
  2. Open Outlook. (If you receive a message to register Outlook as the default manager for Mail, News, and Contacts, click Yes.
  3. On the Tools menu, click Accounts.
  4. In the Internet Accounts dialog box, click Add and then click Mail.
  5. In the Internet Connection Wizard, in the Display name field, enter your name as you would like it to appear on your outgoing e-mail messages.
  6. Click Next.
  7. In the E-mail address field, enter your full e-mail address, e.g., GabbyGrace@aol.com.
  8. Click Next.
  9. On the E-mail Server Names screen, select IMAP from the drop-down menu.
  10. In the Incoming mail server field, enter: imap.aol.com.
  11. In the Outgoing mail server field, enter: smtp.aol.com.
  12. Click Next.
  13. On the Internet Mail Logon screen, enter your AOL screen name in the Account name field.
  14. Enter the password for your AOL account in the Password field.
  15. Click Next.
  16. Select Connect using my local area network (LAN). Note: This works even if you are not connected through a LAN.)
  17. Click Next.
  18. Click Finish.

To configure your Outlook e-mail account for AOL e-mail

  1. When you are returned to the Internet Accounts dialog box, click the Mail tab. Note: If the Internet Accounts dialog box is not open, click the Tools menu and then click Accounts).
  2. Select your AOL IMAP account.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. In the Properties dialog box, click the Servers tab.
  5. In the Incoming Mail server section, make sure your AOL screen name and password are entered.
  6. In the Outgoing Mail Server section, click the My server requires authentication check box.
  7. Click Apply.
  8. Click the Advanced tab.
  9. In the Outgoing Mail (SMTP): field, change the number that displays to 587.
  10. Click Apply.
  11. Click OK.
  12. Click Close.

Note

  • If you use Outlook to read and send mail from more than one e-mail account, click imap.aol.com – Inbox on the Outlook Shortcut bar to access your AOL mailbox.

How do I use Outlook 2002 and 2003 to read and send AOL e-mail?

You can read and send AOL e-mail using Microsoft® Outlook® 2002 and Outlook® 2003.

To configure a new e-mail account in Outlook

  1. Open Outlook 2002 or Outlook 2003.
  2. On the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts.
  3. In the E-mail Accounts window, click Add a new e-mail account.
  4. Click Next.
  5. In the Server Type window, click IMAP.
  6. Click Next.
  7. In the Internet E-mail Settings (IMAP) window, enter the following information:
    • Your Name. Enter the name you wish to appear on outgoing e-mail.
    • E-mail Address. Enter your full AOL e-mail address, e.g., GabbyGrace@aol.com.
    • User Name. Enter your AOL screen name, e.g., beatrixn.
    • Password. Enter the password for your AOL account.
    • Incoming mail server (IMAP). Enter the following: imap.aol.com.
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP). Enter the following: smtp.aol.com.
  8. Click More Settings.
  9. Click the Outgoing Server tab.
  10. Click the My outgoing server requires authentication check box.
  11. Click Use same settings as my incoming mail server.
  12. Click the Advanced tab.
  13. In the Outgoing mail (SMTP): field, change the number that displays to 587.
  14. Click OK.
  15. Click Next.
  16. Click Finish.

Now, you may send emails from the dispatch and trip windows. If an email does not send, check your Outlook Outbox folder. If messages are still there, it means Outlook is configured improperly. If messages are in the Sent Items folder, then the email message has been sent.