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  Opera 7.5 - E-mail Client for Microsoft Windows 

Links for Opera 7.5:  Browser | Newsgroups | Profiles |

Links for mail:  Edit accounts | Folders | Filters | Headers | Import mail/settings | 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 e-mail accounts:

Creating e-mail accounts in Opera is very simple.  Follow these steps:

On the Toolbar, click Mail and select New account from the menu.

 

Select Regular e-mail (POP) from the list.

Click the Next button to continue.

 

Real name  =  Enter your name.
E-mail address  =  Enter the e-mail address of the account.

Click the Next button to continue.

 

Login name  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @). Password  =  Enter the e-mail account password.

Important:  Passwords are case-sensitive.  Ensure the Caps Lock is disabled.

Click the Next button to continue.

 

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.

Important:  You still need to enable SMTP authentication.

Click the Finish button to continue.

 

We return to Opera's main window.

On the Toolbar, click Mail and select Manage accounts from the menu.

 

The Manage accounts window opens.

Highlight the new account and click the Edit button.

 

The Account properties window appears.

Select the Servers tab.

Note the two sections:  Incoming POP server and Outgoing SMTP server.

Outgoing SMTP server:

Authentication  =  Select Auto from the drop-down menu.
Username  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).
Password  =  Enter the e-mail account password.

Important:  Passwords are case-sensitive.  Ensure the Caps Lock is disabled.

Click the OK button to save the changes and to close the window.

 

We return to the Manage accounts window.

Click the Close button.

 

You're ready to send and receive e-mail.

 

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