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  The Bat! E-mail Client for Microsoft Windows 

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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 a new e-mail account:

To create a new account in The Bat!, do the following:

On the Toolbar, click Account and select New from the menu.

 

Select I want to create a new account.

Click the Next button.

 

Account name  =  Enter a name for the account.

Click the Next button.

 

Your full name  =  Enter your name.
E-mail address  =  Enter your e-mail address.

Click the Next button.

 

To access mail server, use protocol  =  Select POP3.
Incoming mail server address  =  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 address  =  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.
Check the box My SMTP server requires authentication for sending mail.

Click the Next button.

 

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 Next button.

 

If you dial up to the Internet, The Bat! can use an existing connection to connect to the Internet for you.

Choose the option Dial-up connection and select your preferred Internet connection from the menu to the right.

Click the Next button.

 

You can choose to have The Bat! check your configuration to see if it works.

If you'd like to check the settings now, select Yes and The Bat! will verify your settings. Otherwise, click No.

Click the Finish button.

 

Enabling SMTP Authentication:

Now we need to Enable SMTP authentication.  Do the following:

On the Toolbar, click Account and select Properties from the menu.

 

In the column on the left, highlight Transport.

Send mail:

To the right, click the Authentication button.

 

Check the box Perform SMTP Authentication (RFC 2554).

Select the option Use specific settings.

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

You're done.  Click the OK button.

 

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