Windows Mail

Website:  www.microsoft.com
License:  Freeware

Download:  www.microsoft.com

Sample Configuration parameter:

User Information:

Your name:  Name Surname
Email address:  user@your-domain.com

Server Information:

Incoming (POP3) mail server:  pop.your-domain.com (port 110)
Outgoing (SMTP) server:  smtp.your-domain.com (port 587)
Account name:  user@your-domain.com
Password:  mailbox password

(where 'your-domain.com' is the name of your registered domain with eConsultant)

Guidelines for email account setup:

pic1 1. Open Windows Mail by clicking the Start button, clicking All Programs and then clicking Windows
Mail.
pic2 2. Select 'Tools' from the top menu bar, then click on 'Accounts' 
pic3 3. Select the 'Mail' tab or proceed to step 4
4. Click the 'Add' button, select 'Mail'/ ‘Email Account’ and the Internet Connection Wizard will appear
pic4  
pic5 5. Enter your name (to appear in your emails)
6. Enter your email address 
pic7 7. Enter the email server names information as per sample configuration above and select that your
outgoing server requires authentication
pic8 8.Enter your Account Name as user@your-domain.com and Password
pic9 9. Your Windows Mail program should now be setup!

 

Enabling SMTP Authentication:

pic10 1. Select 'Tools' from the top menu bar and then 'Accounts'
pic11 2. Click on your email account in the 'Mail' tab 
pic12 3. Double click on the mail account to open 'Properties' and select the second tab 'Servers'
pic13 4. Select 'My server requires authentication' under the 'Outgoing Mail Server' section 
5. Click on 'Settings' and ensure that the 'Use same settings as my incoming mail server' checkbox is
selected 
pic14 6. Select the 'Advanced' tab and set the Outgoing Server (SMTP) port to 587
pic15 7. The Incoming Server (POP) port should be set to the default setting, 110 
8. Select 'Apply' and then 'OK' to complete the change

 

Note:  If SMTP authentication is not catered for by your mail program, please use the SMTP server
delegated by your Internet Service Provider instead (smtp.your-isp.co.za).

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