How to configure Exchange account in Microsoft Outlook 2003

In this article you will find the instructions on how to synchronize emails, contacts, and appointments of your Namecheap Private Email account in Microsoft Outlook 2003.

Take into account, that synchronizing with Microsoft Outlook is available only for Business and Business Office packages.

First of all, you will need to download Namecheap Private Email Updater for Microsoft Outlook.
You can download it in your webmail account going to System menu >> Downloads >> Updater:

The program will install the OXtender2 addon for Microsoft Outlook and it's further updates.
If the updater does not find Oxtender2 on your computer, it will offer you to install it:

After installation pop-up window will appear, enter your login details:

If pop-up window did not appear, use the Check now option. In the taskbar OXUpdater will show that there are updates available: 


After clicking on "Updates available" you will see the update and you can run OXtender installation (and OX Drive if needed):

Enter the login details for your Namecheap Private Email account:


Then the installation window will show up and you will need to follow the next steps to install the OX Connector correctly.

Make sure thatnone of the existent email accounts have the same email address you are going to use with Namecheap Private Email due to possible conflicts.
Also, we must indicate that at present OXtender 2 cannot cooperate with another MAPI (Microsoft Exchange) account in the same mail profile.

If due to a conflict you need to remove existing account, make sure that you've taken care of saving mail on the mail server or locally in a separate backup in case of using POP3.
But if you are editing (removing or resetting) MAPI or IMAP profile there's nothing to fear of.

Run the installation.

Enter configurations for your new profile :

Profile name: Profile_name_for_Outlook (any name you like)
Configure as default e-mail profile: check this option to make this profile a default one
Server URL:
Username: full email address of the Private email account
Password: password for the Private email account

Note“usm-json” URI added automatically to the server address

Click Install.

If everything is correct, you will see the windows saying that Oxtender 2 was successfully installed.

Now run Microsoft Outlook 2003 on your computer.

Choose the new profile you created from the appeared window.

All the contacts and appointments will be synchronized with your Outlook profile.

Buttons marked on the next screenshots directly link Outlook with Namecheap Private Email features like calendar, file storage, and others.

In case you need to change any settings, you can always do this after installation.

1. Navigate to Start >> Control Panel:

2. Click Mail:

3. Choose OXtender profile that has been set up and click Properties:


4. Click on E-mail Accounts:


5. Select the option that you need:


6. Choose the e-mail account and click Change:


7. Make all the changes that you need:


List of features supported in the most recent version of OXtender 2 addon and slight technical insight can be found here.


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