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SeaMonkey Mail - E-mail Client for Microsoft Windows

  SeaMonkey Mail - E-mail Client for Microsoft Windows 

Links for SeaMonkey:  Browser | Newsgroups | Profiles |

Links for mail:  First account | Edit accounts | Folders | Message Filters | Headers | Anti-Spam | Passwords |

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:

To create a new account in SeaMonkey Mail, do the following:

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 Add Account.

 

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 POP.

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.

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.

 

You're almost done.

Click Finish to complete the wizard.

 

Enabling SMTP Authentication:

SMTP authentication is required to send e-mail.  Without this enabled, you will receive errors when trying to send e-mail.  SMTP authentication helps deter would-be spammers from spamming you.

Highlight Outgoing Server (SMTP).

Outgoing Server (SMTP) settings:

Highlight your outgoing server and click the Edit button.

 

The SMTP Server window appears.

Settings:

Description  =  If you wish, give the server a 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.

Security and Authentication:

Check the box Use name and password.

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

Click OK when finished and close all other windows.

 

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