Instructions on setting up your e-mail account with a number of popular e-mail software packages are below, with instructions on setting up either SMTP connection.

Configuration Information

  • POP Server: mail.domain.com
  • POP Port: 110
  • SMTP Server: mail.domain.com
  • SMTP Port: 25
  • Alternet SMTP Port:

    Business Class (Windows) : 26

    Business Class (Linux): 26

    Personal Class (Windows): 75

    Personal Class (Linux): 26

  • User/Account Name: your complete email address

Please remember to check (select) "My outgoing server require authentication" in Server tab during email setting

 

Microsoft Outlook Express

  1. Go to the Tools menu and select "Accounts..." A new window will open up.
  2. Click on the Add button, then select "Mail..." Another new window will open.
  3. Enter the following information:
    E-mail Address: username@domain.com
  4. Click on the Next button.
  5. Enter the following information:
    My incoming mail server is a: POP3 :server
    Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server: mail.domain.com
    Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: mail.domain.com
  6. Click on the Next button.
  7. Enter the following information:
    Account name: username@domain.com
    Password: Enter the password for the e-mail address.
  8. Click on the Next button.
  9. Click on the Finish button. The window will close.
  10. On the previously opened window, select the account you just created.
  11. Click on the Properties... button. A new window will open up.
  12. Click on the Servers tab.
  13. Enter the following information:
    Check the box next to "My server requires authentication".
    Click on the OK button.
     

Microsoft Outlook

  1. Go to the Tools menu and select "E-Mail Accounts..." A new window will open.
  2. Click on the radio button next to "Add a new e-mail account".
  3. Click on the Next button.
  4. Click on the Add... button.
  5. On the next screen, click on the radio button next to "POP3".
  6. Click on the Next button.
  7. Enter the following information:
    Your Name: Enter the name you want to be displayed with mail sent from this account.
    E-mail Address: username@domain.com
    Incoming mail server (POP3): mail.domain.com
    User name: username@domain.com
    Password: Enter the password for the e-mail address.
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail.domain.com
    Click on the More Settings... button. A new window will open.
    Click on the Outgoing Server tab.
    Check the box next to "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication".
    Click on the radio button next to "Use same settings as my incoming mail server".
    Click on the OK button.
     

Eudora

  1. Go to the Tools menu and select "Options.."
  2. Click on the Getting Started button.
  3. Enter the following information:
    Real name: Enter the name you want to be displayed with mail sent from this account.
    Return address: username@domain.com
    Mail server (Incoming): mail.domain.com
    Login Name: username@domain.com
    SMTP Server (Outgoing): mail.domain.com
    Check the box next to "Allow authentication".
     

Netscape Messenger

  1. Go to the Edit menu and select "Preferences".
  2. Expand "Mail & Newsgroups".
  3. Select "Identity".
  4. Enter the following information:
    Your name: Enter the name you want to be displayed with mail sent from this account.
    Email address: username@domain.com
  5. Select "Mail Servers".
  6. In the Incoming Mail Servers box, click the Add... button. The Mail Server Properties window will appear.
  7. Click on the General tab.
  8. Enter the following information:
    Server Name: mail.domain.com
    Server Type: POP3 Server
    User Name: username@domain.com (Some version may require username%domain.com)
  9. Click on the OK button. The window will close.
  10. Enter the following information in the previous window:
    Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: mail.domain.com
    Outgoing mail server user name: username@domain.com
     

Netscape 7

  1. In the regular Netscape window, select the "Mail" tab from the Tab Bar.
  2. If the Account Wizard does not appear, go to the Edit menu and select "Mail & Newsgroup Account Settings".
  3. If you already have an SMTP server set up and wish to continue using it, do not change any settings under Outgoing Server (SMTP) Settings. To use our SMTP server, enter the following information:
    Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: mail.domain.com
    Port: 25 or 26
    Check "Use name and password".
    User name: username@domain.com
    Use secure connection (SSL): Select "Never".
     
  4. Click "Add Account".
  5. Select "Email account", then click Next.
  6. Enter the following information:
    Your name: Enter the name you want to be displayed with mail sent from this account.
    Email address: username@domain.com
  7. Click Next.
  8. Select "POP" for the type of mail server.
  9. Enter the following information:
    Incoming server: mail.domain.com
     
  10. Click Next.
  11. Enter the following information:
    User name: username@domain.com
     
  12. Click Next.
  13. Enter the following information:
    Account name: username@domain.com
     
  14. Click Next.
  15. Click Finish.

Pegasus Mail

  1. Go to the File menu and select "Network Configuration". The Internet Mail Options window will appear.
  2. Enter the following information:
    My Internet e-mail address is: username@domain.com
  3. Click on the Receiving (POP3) tab.
  4. Enter the following information:
    POP3 host: mail.domain.com
    User name: username@domain.com
    Password: Enter the password for the e-mail address.
    Connect to server on TCP/IP port: 110
  5. Click on the Sending (SMTP) tab.
  6. Enter the following information:
    SMTP host: mail.domain.com
    Connect to SMTP server on TCP/IP port: 25 or 26
    Check the box next to "Login using my POP3 settings for username and password".
    Click on the OK button.
    Uncheck the box next to "Login using my POP3 settings for username and password"
    Uncheck the box next to "Login with username:"
    Uncheck the box next to "Authenticate by doing a prior POP3 mail check"
    Click on the OK button.

Calypso

  1. After opening Calypso, click the Create A New Mailbox button. The Calypso Mailbox Wizard will appear.
  2. Enter the following information:
    Enter a name for this Calypso mailbox: Enter your desired mailbox name.
  3. Click on the Next button on this window and the next two, arriving at the window asking about the account's name.
  4. Enter the following information:
    Enter a name for this e-mail account: Enter what you wish for the account to be called.
    Enter your real name: Enter the name you want to be displayed with mail sent from this account.
    Enter the e-mail address for this account: username@domain.com
  5. Click on the Next button.
  6. Enter the following information:
    Select the radio button next to "POP3".
    User ID on incoming mail server: username@domain.com
    Name of incoming mail server: mail.domain.com
  7. Click on the Next button.
  8. Enter the following information:
    Select the password authentication method for the incoming mail server: Normal
    Enter the password for the user ID on the incoming mail server: Enter the password for the e-mail address.
    Confirm the password: Re-enter the same password.
  9. Click on the Next button on this window and the next one displayed.
  10. Enter the following information:
    Name of SMTP mail server: mail.domain.com
    Select the authentication method for the SMTP mail server: Use POP account
    Click on the Next button.
    Click on the Finish button.
    Go to the Mailbox menu and select "Accounts", then "Properties", then the name of the account you just set up. The Properties window will appear.
    Click on the Mail Server tab.
    Enter the following information:
    Port: 25 or 26
    Click on the OK button.
 
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