Choose which type of email service you have (POP 3 or IMAP)
and then choose which email program you use.

IMAP

POP 3


Setting Up Your POP3 E-mail in Microsoft Outlook Express

  1. In Microsoft Outlook Express, select Tools > Accounts.
  2. In the top right of the panel, click Add, and then choose Mail

  3. Enter your full name as you would like it to appear in emails you send in the Display name field, and click Next.
  4. Enter your full email address (username@yourdomain.com) in the Email address field, and click Next.

  5. Enter pop.gmail.com in the Incoming mail server field. Enter smtp.gmail.com in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server field. Don’t add your domain name in this step, use gmail.com as the server for POP3 email. Click Next

  6. Enter your full email address (username@yourdomain.com’) in the Account name field. Enter your email password in the Password field, and click Next.

  7. Click Finish
  8. Highlight pop.gmail.com under Account, and click Properties.

  9. Click the Advanced tab.
  10. Fill in the following:
    1. Check the box next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL) under Outgoing Mail (SMTP)
    2. Enter 465 in the Outgoing mail (SMTP) field.
    3. Under Outgoing Mail (SMTP), check the box next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL).
    4. Under Incoming mail (POP3), check the box next to This server requires a secure connection (SSL). The port will change to 995.

  11. Return to the Servers tab, and check the box next to My server requires authentication. Click OK and test your new email account.

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Setting Up Your E-mail in Microsoft Outlook 2003

This tutorial shows how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2003, but these settings are similar in older versions of Microsoft Outlook. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook by using the settings in this tutorial. For instructions on setting up Outlook 2007 click here. If you have problems call us at 706-338-1464.

  1. In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > E-mail Accounts.

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

  3. For your server type, select "POP3" and click Next.

  4. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter your information as follows:
    1. Your Name Enter your first and last name.
    2. E-mail Address Enter your e-mail address.
    3. User Name Enter your e-mail address, again.
    4. Password Enter the password we sent you for your e-mail account.
    5. Incoming mail server (POP3) Enter mail.yourdomain.com (or .net, .org, .biz) for your incoming mail server.
    6. Outgoing mail server (SMTP) Enter mail.yourdomain.com (or .net, .org, .biz) for your outgoing mail server.

  5. Click "More Settings" while you’re still on the window above.
  6. Name your email account whatever you like. This is the name that will be listed within Outlook. Next, select the "Outgoing Server" tab.

  7. Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication". Leave the default button “Use same settings as my incoming mail server” checked.

  8. Select the "Advanced" tab and change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 1025. Leave the incoming server port as is. Click "OK".

  9. Click "Test Account Settings". A test will be performed that lets you know if a connection can be made. When finished click "Close" on the test window.
    Click "Next".

  10. Click "Finish".

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POP 3 Apple Mail for OS X 10.0 – 10.4 Tiger

  1. Double Click the Mail App icon to open the Mail App. Once open, go to Mail > Preferences in the menu bar.

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  2. Within the preferences window, click on the Accounts icon at the top of the preferences pane. On the bottom of the left hand side, click on the + icon to add a new mail account.

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  3. On the right side, you will see a place to enter your settings. Start by selecting POP from the Account Type drop-down menu.

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  4. In the Account Description field, type the name of the account fpor your own purposes. This is how the account will show up in your email accounts listings.
  5. In the Full Name field, type your name. This is the name that will show up in the ‘From’ field when you send or reply to email.
  6. In the Email Address field type the email account for your domain: you@yourdomain.com.
  7. Click Continue.

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  8. In the Incoming Mail Server field, type: mail.yourdomain.com
  9. In the User Name field, type your username: yourname@yourdomain.com
  10. In the Password field, type the password that you assigned to this email address when you set it up in the email control panel.
  11. Click Continue.

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  12. In the Outgoing Mail Server box, type: mail.yourdomain.com. If you’re not sure what that is, contact us and we can give you that information.
  13. Click Continue.
  14. You will see a screen confirming your settings. Click Continue. You can click Done on the resulting screen.
  15. Next, go back to the Mail menu, select preferences, and accounts. Highlight the account you just made by clicking on it. Click the Advanced box near the top of the preferences pane. In the Advanced preferences, you will want to select the drop-down menu below Remove copy from server after retrieving a message: – In this drop down menu select Right Away.
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  17. The Apple Mail setup is now complete. Close the preferences window.

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POP 3 Apple Mail for OS X 10.5 (and above) Leopard

  1. Double Click the Mail App icon to open the Mail App. Once open, go to Mail > Preferences… in the menu bar.

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  2. Once in the preferences, Select Accounts icon at the top of the preferences pane. On the bottom of the left hand side, click on the + icon to add a new mail account.

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  3. On the resulting window, you will see a place to enter your settings. Enter the following for each field:
    1. Full Name: Enter your full name.
    2. Email Address: Enter the email address you’re setting up.
    3. Password: Enter that email address’ password.
    4. Click Continue.

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  4. Under Account Type, select POP. Enter the following information for each field:
  5. Description: This is an arbitrary field but is useful in determining which account these settings are for. To make thing simple, we recommend using your email address as the description.
  6. Incoming Mail Server: Enter mail.yourdomain.com
  7. Username: Your username is the same as your email address: you@yourdomian.com
  8. Password: This should already have the correct password from the previous entry.
  9. Click Continue.

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  10. In the Outgoing Mail Server box, type in your ISP’s SMTP server. If you’re not sure what that is, contact us for that information.
  11. Click Continue.

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  12. You will see a screen confirming your settings. Click Continue. You can click Done on the resulting screen.
  13. Lastly, Go back to the Mail menu, select preferences, and accounts. Highlight the account you just made by clicking on it. Click the Advanced box near the top of the preferences pane. In the Advanced preferences, you will want to select the drop down menu below Remove copy from server after retrieving a message: – In this drop down menu select Right Away.

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  14. You’ve now completed the setup. Close the preferences window and you should be ready to start using your mail account.

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Google Email – Microsoft Outlook 2003

This tutorial shows how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2003 for Google Email, but these settings are similar in older versions of Microsoft Outlook. You can set up previous versions of Microsoft Outlook by using the settings in this tutorial. For instructions on setting up Outlook 2007 for Google Mail click here. If you have problems call us at 706-338-1464.

  1. In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > E-mail Accounts.

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

  3. For your server type, select "IMAP" and click Next.

  4. On the Internet E-mail Settings IMAP window, enter your information as follows:
    1. Your Name Enter your first and last name.
    2. E-mail Address Enter your e-mail address.
    3. User Name Enter your e-mail address, again.
    4. Password Enter the password we sent you for your e-mail account.
    5. Incoming mail server (POP3) Enter mail.yourdomain.com (or .net, .org, .biz) for your incoming mail server.
    6. Outgoing mail server (SMTP) Enter mail.yourdomain.com (or .net, .org, .biz) for your outgoing mail server.

  5. Click "More Settings" while you’re still on the window above.
  6. Name your email account whatever you like. This is the name that will be listed within Outlook. Next, select the "Outgoing Server" tab.

  7. Select "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication". Leave the default button “Use same settings as my incoming mail server” checked.

  8. Select the "Advanced" tab and change the "Outgoing server (SMTP)" port to 1025. Leave the incoming server port as is. Click "OK".

  9. Click "Test Account Settings". A test will be performed that lets you know if a connection can be made. When finished click "Close" on the test window.
    Click "Next".

  10. Click "Finish".

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Google Email – Microsoft Outlook 2007

This tutorial shows how to set up Microsoft Outlook 2007 if you use Google Email. If you have problems call us at 706-338-1464.

  1. In Microsoft Outlook, select Tools > Account Settings.

  2. On the E-mail Tab click New.

  3. Select Internet E-mail and click Next.

  4. Select the checkbox “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” and click Next.

  5. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter your information as follows:
    1. Your Name Enter your first and last name.
    2. E-mail Address Enter your e-mail address.
    3. Account Type Select IMAP.
    4. Incoming mail server (IMAP) Enter imap.yourdomain.com (or .net, .org, .biz) for your incoming mail server.
    5. Outgoing mail server (SMTP) Enter smtp.yourdomain.com (or .net, .org, .biz) for your outgoing mail server.
    6. User Name Enter your e-mail address, again.
    7. Password Enter the password we gave you for your e-mail account.
    8. Check Remember password.
    9. Click More Settings.

  6. Select the Advanced tab. Incoming server must be 993. Select SSL encryption from the dropdown menu. Outgoing server should be 587. Select TLS encryption from the dropdown menu.

  7. Next, select the Outgoing Server tab. Make sure that My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication is selected. The radio button Use same settings as my incoming mail server should also be selected.

  8. Click OK at the bottom of the window. Then Next and after that Finish and Close

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Google Email Apple Mail

  1. In the upper left corner of the Mail window select Mail, and select Preferences from the drop-down menu.
  2. Open the Accounts tab, and click the plus sign (+) along the bottom to add a new account.
  3. Select IMAP in the Account Type drop-down menu.
  4. Enter your full email address: username@your_domain.com.

  5. Enter imap.gmail.com next to Incoming Mail Server. Enter your full Gmail address next to User Name. Enter your Gmail password. Click Continue. Enter the server name provided, don’t add your domain name in this step.

  6. For Outgoing Mail Server, enter smtp.gmail.com:username@your_domain.com. Select Use Authentication. Enter your full Gmail address next to User Name and enter your password. Then click Continue. Google Apps users: Enter the server name provided, but enter your full email address at your domain as the User Name.

  7. If setup is successful, you’ll see the screen below. Then just click Done.

  8. Click the Server Settings button.

  9. Verify that Outgoing Mail Server is smtp.gmail.com:username@gmail.com.
  10. Verify that Server port is 587.
  11. Verify that Use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is checked.
  12. Enter your full Gmail or Google Apps email address next to User Name, enter your password, and click OK.

  13. Click Advanced and check the box next to Use SSL. (The port changes to ‘993.’)