The best way to have multiple users on Outlook Express is to make a separate identity for each. These identities enable individuals to work with a clean copy of the email program giving them an ability to keep their email private and maintain a separate address book.
Thus, Outlook Express identities are like individual user accounts in which you can set up one or multiple email address. For instance, if you want to completely segregate your personal and business email accounts and contacts, the ideal solution would be to create two identities. Also, as we shall see, switching between identities is very simple.
The step by step instructions to create Outlook Express identities are below. Screenshots have also been provided in a slideshow which you can refer in case you get stuck. I’ve assumed you have only one identity (the Main Identity) in Outlook Express.
To switch identities, go to “File” -> “Switch Identity“. Choose the identity you want to use and enter a password (if applicable).
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