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Links on this page:  SMTP authentication |

 

Key Settings: Key Settings Cookies

Incoming Mail Server = Follows this format: mail.ispname.com (or .net) with your ISP's name substituted for "ispname.com (or .net)".

Outgoing Mail Server = Follows this format: mail.ispname.com (or .net) with your ISP's name substituted for "ispname.com (or .net)".

SMTP Authentication (e-mail username) is required to send e-mail.

 

  Creating new e-mail accounts:

Like most browsers, Mozilla comes with its own e-mail client:  Mozilla Mail.

To open Mozilla Mail from the browser, do the following:

On the Toolbar, click Window and select Mail & Newsgroups from the menu.

 

Mozilla Mail opens.

On the Toolbar, click Edit and select Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings from the menu.

 

The Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings window opens.

This is where you would go to edit an account as well as create one.

Click the Add Account button.

 

The New Account Setup window opens.

Select Email account.

Click Next to continue.

 

Your Name  =  Enter your name.
Email Address  =  Enter the e-mail address of the account.

Click Next to continue.

 

Select the POP option.

Incoming server = Incoming Server The Incoming (POP3) mail server usually follows this format:  mail.ispname.com (or .net).  Replace the "ispname.com (or .net)" with your ISP's name.
Outgoing server = Outgoing Server The Outgoing (SMTP) mail server usually follows this format: mail.ispname.com (or .net).  Replace the "ispname.com (or .net)" with your ISP's name.

Click Next to continue.

 

User Name  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).

Click Next to continue.

 

Account Name  =  Enter a name for the account.  It can be anything you wish.  Make it distinctive to help distinguish it from any other accounts you may create.

Click Next to continue.

 

Click Finish to complete the wizard.

 

Enabling SMTP Authentication:

SMTP authentication is required to send e-mail.  Without this enabled, you cannot send e-mail.  SMTP authentication helps deter would-be spammers from spamming you.

Highlight Outgoing Server (SMTP).

To the right, you'll see three fields:  Server Name, Port, and User Name.

Server Name = Outgoing Server The Outgoing (SMTP) mail server usually follows this format: mail.ispname.com (or .net).  Replace the "ispname.com (or .net)" with your ISP's name.
Port  =  The default port number is perfect:  25.

Check the box Use name and password.

User Name  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).

Click OK to close the window.

 

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