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CHAPTER 31. Using Outlook Express > Sending and Receiving Mail

Sending and Receiving Mail

Exchanging messages with a mail server is an interactive process. A mail server does not automatically send messages to your computer; to begin the transfer process, your mail client has to send a request to the server. Outlook Express can poll for mail at regular intervals, or you can send and receive messages on demand by clicking a button.

Collecting Mail Automatically

If you have a LAN connection, Outlook Express automatically checks for new messages and sends outgoing mail every 30 minutes. To check for mail more or less frequently, follow these steps:


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