Monday, April 15, 2013

How to install and configure lotus notes 6.0


 Installing & Configuring Lotus Notes includes 2 steps as follows:
  • Step 1 - Installing Lotus Notes
  • Step 2 - Configuring Lotus Notes

Step 1: Installing Lotus Notes

  • Click on Download Lotus Notes to start downloading Lotus Notes client software.
  • Run the self extracting file Notes7.exe. It will create a directory called C:\Lotus7.
    (HINT: A Win Zip Self-Extractor window appears, please click on Unzip. When the files have been expanded click OK. Then click Close.)
  • Run setup.exe from the C:\Lotus7\Clients\W32Intel\ folder.
  • Click Next.

    Guide to Install Lotus Notes
  • On the License Agreement screen, checkmark I accept the terms in the license agreement and click Next.
  • Type your name and organization name and click Next> button
Lotus Notes Installation Steps
  • Click Next> to accept the default destination folders.
  • Click Next> to accept the default features
  • Make sure that the box Make Notes my default email program is unchecked. Click Install to begin installation.

  • The installation of Lotus Notes begins. After installation is complete, click Finish.
  • Installation of Lotus Notes completes.

Step 2: Configuring Lotus Notes Client

  • Launch Lotus Notes by selecting Start > Programs > Lotus Applications > Lotus Notes. You will have a screen that looks like the one below. Click Next> (Note: If you see a different screen, it may be because you have installed a previous version of Lotus Notes before or this is not the first time you attempt to install Lotus Notes 6 on your computer)

  • Type in your name in the Your name box, and uncheck the I want to connect to a Domino server box. Click Next>.

Configure Lotus Notes Client
  • Make sure that none of the boxes are checked and click Next>.


  • Click OK when the Notes setup is complete.


  • Lotus Notes will open the Welcome page with Notes 6 setup options. Click on the No thanks, just give me the defaults option.


  • Then you will have the Lotus Notes� default Welcome page on the screen.
Lotus Notes Client Software - Welcome Screen

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