Using a full-featured email client, such as Microsoft Outlook, Entourage, or Apple Mail, would provide an richer experience than POP3 or IMAP4 clients. The full featured clients include optimized email and collaboration experiences. Information on these full featured clients is available here.
The links below will take you to pages on the campus web site, which will provide more information on CSULA support and references to detailed instructions on Microsoft's web site for each of the POP / IMAP products.
Instructions for Windows-based email programs
Set up email in Mozilla Thunderbird 8.0
Set up email in the 2009 version of Windows Live Mail
Set up email in Windows Live Mail 2011 or Windows Live Mail 2012
Set up email in Outlook 2007 for IMAP or POP access
Set up email in Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013 for IMAP or POP access