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  Eudora 6 - E-mail Client for Macintosh OS X 

Links for Eudora 6:  Edit accounts | Folders | Messages filters | Headers | Anti-Spam |

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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:

Creating a new e-mail account in Eudora is a simple task.  Follow these steps:

On the Toolbar, click Eudora and select Preferences from the drop-down menu.

 

The Settings window opens.

On the left is a column of options.  Highlight Getting Started.

Checking Mail:

Username  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @). Mail 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.

Sending Mail: 

Real Name  =  Enter your name or a nickname.
SMTP 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.

 

In the left-hand column of options, highlight Checking Mail.

Account/Server Information:

Username  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @). Mail 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.

Mail Protocol  =  Ensure the option POP is checked.
Authentication  =  Ensure the option Passwords is checked.

Check the box Save password.

 

Enabling SMTP Authentication:

In the left-hand column of options, highlight Sending Mail.

Server:

SMTP 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.

SMTP authentication helps deter people from spamming you.  It's as simple as entering a username and password.  Without SMTP authentication, you will not be able to send e-mail.

Check the box Allow authorization.

 

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