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  PocoMail 3.2 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.

 

  Create a new e-mail account:

This tutorial covers how to create a new e-mail account in PocoMail.  Just follow the steps below:

On the Toolbar, click Tools and select Accounts Setup from the menu.

 

The E-mail Accounts window appears.

Click the New Account button.

 

Please enter the new account name  =  Give the new account a distinctive name.

Click the OK button.

 

The following window appears:

Select the General tab.

Personal Information:

Name  =  Enter your name or a nickname.
E-mail  =  Enter your e-mail address.

Incoming Mail Settings:

Check the box Incoming Mail Settings.

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.
Username  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).
Password  =  Enter your e-mail password.
Server Type  =  Select POP from the menu.
Check the box Check this account when checking mail.

 

Enabling SMTP Authentication:

SMTP authentication is required to send e-mail.  Without this enabled, you cannot send e-mail.  SMTP authentication helps deter would-be spammers from spamming you.  It is as simple as entering a username and a password.

Select the Outgoing tab.

Check the box Account Server Settings.

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.

Check the box Use Outgoing Server Authentication.

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

Note:  If PLAIN does not work, select LOGIN from the menu.

Click the OK button.

 

We return to the E-mail Accounts window.

Click the OK button to close the window.

 

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