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We have video guides on most emails clients in Video Tutorial Section

Mac Clients: Please refer to the related article for Mac Mail Setup.

Warning for iPad users: If you have already setup your email incorrectly, you cannot simply update the settings to be correct. Instead, you need to fully delete the account from the iPad, perform a hard reset, and recreate the entire account with the proper settings.

Email settings for any Email Client (Outlook, Eudora, iPad, etc.):

Be sure to replace yourdomain.com with your actual domain name.

Your/Display name: anything you want
Email address: enter the full address (name@yourdomain.com)

Type of connection: POP3 or IMAP

Incoming mail server: mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing mail server: mail.yourdomain.com
Outgoing mail server does require authentication.

Incoming mail port: 110 for POP3, 143 for IMAP
Outgoing mail port: 25 (If 25 or 2525 does not work, try 26 or 587, as some ISPs block port 25).

** No SSL boxes should be checked **
Note: If you want a secure connection using SSL, please refer to the related article.

Username/Account name: must be the full email address (name@yourdomain.com).
Sometimes this setting won't work until you replace the @ with a + in the username (name+yourdomain.com).

Password: the email password. Do NOT use SPA (secure password authentication).

 

 

Setting up Email Account with Outlook 2003


Before starting:

  1. Make sure your domain name loads. If it doesn't load your your email account wont work.
  2. Make sure you have setup your email accounts at yourdomain.com/cpanel .

You are now ready to begin setting up your email accounts.

  1. Open Outlook 2003 
  2. Select ToolsE-mail Accounts.
    Outlook Express Tutorial 1

  3. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select "Add a new e-mail account" and click Next
    Outlook Express Tutorial 2

  4. For your server type, select "POP3" and click Next.
    Outlook Express Tutorial 3

  5. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter your information as follows:
    Your Name
    Enter your first and last name.

    E-mail Address
    Enter your e-mail address.

    User Name
    Enter your e-mail address, again

    Password
    Enter the password you set up for your e-mail account.

    Incoming Mail Server (POP3)
    Enter mail.yoursite.com for your incoming mail server.

    Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
    Enter mail.yoursite.com for your incoming mail server.
    Outlook Express Tutorial 4

  6. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, select the "Outgoing Server" tab.
  7. Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication."
    Outlook Express Tutorial 5
  8. Select the "Advanced" tab and change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 25 or 26 or 587
    Outlook Express Tutorial 6
  9. Click Next

  10. Click Finish
    Outlook Express Tutorial 7


Setting up Email Account with Outlook Express


Before starting:
  1. Make sure your domain name loads. If it doesn't load your your email account wont work.
  2. Make sure you have setup your email accounts at yourdomain.com/cpanel .
You are now ready to begin setting up your email accounts.
  1. Open Outlook Express
  2. Go to "Tools" and click on "Accounts"

    Outlook Express Tutorial 1
  3. A "Internet Accounts" window will pop up. Click on "Add", then click on "Mail".

    Outlook Express Tutorial 2
  4. This will start up Internet Connection Wizard. Enter your name where it says "Display name:" and click "Next" at the bottom right.

    Outlook Express Tutorial 3
  5. Enter your Email address in the input box. This does NOT have to be your "username@yourdomain.com"( you can use "john@yourdomain.com, webmaster@yourdomain.com, etc). Then click Next.

    Outlook Express Tutorial 4
  6. In the Incoming mail field type mail.yourdomain.com
    In the Outgoing mail (SMTP)field type mail.yourdomain.com
    (so if your domain name is elitepolls.com, then you would put "mail.elitepolls.com" there). Click Next.

    Outlook Express Tutorial 5
  7. Now type in your username that you have setup from cpanel using the following format: "yourusername@yourdomain.com"

    Outlook Express Tutorial 6
  8. Just click Finish and you're done!

    Outlook Express Tutorial 7
Outlook 2010 is exactly the same as other versions of Outlook, but finding the settings is slightly different. Just go to File > Info > Account Settings. Next, under the Email tab, you can choose New or Change.

 

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