Support area for web hosting: Configure the mail client

Use the information below to configure the mail client of your choice to send and receive email for the different email accounts you have created. Replace the text in italics with your specific account/email information. Refer to the notes on the right for further guidance. If you encounter problems, refer to the Help Documentation for your email client.

Field
Corresponding Entry
Email/Reply to address: sample@mydomain.com (or .edu, .org, etc.)
Incoming (POP3) mail server: pop.mydomain.com (or .edu, .org, etc.)
(If you would like to access your mail via an IMAP client, you will need to use imap.mydomain as the IMAP server)
User/Account name: sample@mydomain.com (If you are using a mail client, such as Netscape, that does not allow you to use the "@" symbol in the User/Account name field, you may substitute the "@" in your address with the "_" character. For example: username_mydomain)
Password: the password you chose for that email address
Ports Change port from 25 to 587
Outgoing (SMTP) mail server: You should use the outgoing mail server of your ISP (for example: smtp.cox.net or smtp.bellsouth.net) or if your ISP does not provide an outgoing mail server, you may use smtp.yourdomain.com.

For extra guidance, we have created tutorials to help you configure your mail client to send and receive email.

Select the email program you are using for instructions to modify the server settings.

Microsoft Outlook Express Version 6.x

Eudora Version 5.x & 6.x

Netscape Messenger 6.x & 7.x

List of ISPs Blocking Port 25 (SMTP) / (outgoing e-mail)

 

 

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