Setting Up Email On Your Computers & Devices
If you want to use email, you must either use a web-based email program, or your local computer, smartphone and/or tablet to send and receive email. The following are instructions for setting up your local computers and/or devices to use email service from WebTek. Please note, email accounts must first be created on the web server. After they are created, you can configure your local computer using the instructions below.
Display Name: This is what will display in the "From" field of the email you send
Username: firstname.lastname@example.org (fill in your full email address here)
Password: use whatever password you were assigned
Incoming Mail Server (POP3): mail.yourdomain.com (replace yourdomain.com with your domain name)
Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): mail.yourdomain.com (replace yourdomain.com with your domain name)
Note: The outgoing mail server will require password authentication to send mail. The incoming does not. You do not need SSL or anything else it might ask you.
Open Outlook. Click Tools > Account Settings
Click the New and then Next for POP3 setup.
Click "Manually Configure" and Next and enter the information above
Windows Live Mail
Load Windows Live Mail by going to Start > All Programs > Windows Mail.
Go to Tools > Accounts > Add > Email Account
Click Next and fill in the information above.
Tap the email icon > Add Account > View all in Set > Other Account
Select IMAP or POP3 (Windows 8 RT only allows IMAP)
Click the "Show More Details"
Enter the information above
Incoming server requires SSL should NOT be checked
Outgoing server requires SSL should NOT be checked
The next two boxes should be checked (requires authentication and use same username and password. Click or tap "Connect".
Open the Mail program. Click File > Add Account
A wizard will walk you through the setup where you can enter the above information.
Open Outlook Express. Click Tools > Accounts > Add New Email Account
A wizard will walk you through and ask you for the above information.
You will need to go back into Tools > Accounts and select the properties for the newly created email account. Under the servers tab, check the box that says "My server requires authentication" under Outgoing Mail Server.
If you have any trouble setting up your accounts or sending email, refer to the email troubleshooting section of this website.
Email Help Topics:
- Setting Up Email On Your Computer
- Setting Up Email On Your Android Device
- Setting Up Email On Your Apple Device
- Setting Up Email On Your Web Server
- Changing Your Password
- Troubleshooting Email
- Controlling Spam
- Using Webmail
- Other Resources
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