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  Opera 8.x - E-mail Client for Microsoft Windows 

Links for Opera 8.x:  Browser | Newsgroups | Profiles |

Links for mail:  First account | Edit account | Folders | Message Filters | Headers | 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 a new e-mail account:

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

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

 

The Manage accounts window appears.

Click the New button.

 

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.

Click the Finish button.

 

We're back to the Manage accounts window.

Highlight the new account and click the Edit button.

 

Enabling SMTP Authentication:

The Properties window appears.

Select the Servers tab.

Outgoing SMTP server:

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

Important:  Passwords are case-sensitive.  Ensure your Caps Lock key is DISabled.

Click the OK button.

 

We're back at the following window:

Click the Close button.

 

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