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  1. Go to menu File -> Account Settings
  2. Click "New"
  3. Select "Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP and click the "Next" button.
  4. Set the checkbox "Manually configure server settings or additional server types" and click the "Next" button.
  5. Select "Internet E-mail" and click the "Next" button.
  6. Enter your account information.

    User Information
    Your Name: your full name, as you wish it to appear on the "From" line of the emails you send.
    E-mail Address: your full email address.

    Server Information
    Account Type: IMAP or POP3 (not sure which? see our "POP3 vs. IMAP" article)
    Incoming mail server:
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

    Logon Information
    User Name: YOUR FULL EMAIL ADDRESS, e.g.
    Password: Your email password
    Check "Remember password" if your system is secure and you wish to log in without typing it.
    Do not check "Require login using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)"
  7. Click "More Settings..." near the lower right corner.
  8. First you'll be on the "General' tab. If you are using IMAP, we recommend checking Purge Options, "Purge items when switching folders while online." This removes the items that you have deleted from the server.
  9. Click the "Outgoing Server tab.
  10. Check "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" and select "Use same settings as my incoming mail server."
  11. Click the "Advanced" tab.
  12. We recommend setting both Incoming and Outlgoing server to "Use the following type of encrypted connection: SSL." Select that from both pop-ups and then verify that the Incoming server (IMAP) port changed to 993 and set the Outgoing (SMTP) server to 465.
  13. If you selected type "IMAP" below we recommend the following settings
    1. Select the "Sent Items" tab
    2. Select "Choose an existing folder or create a new folder to save your sent items for this account in"
    3. Select the "Sent" folder in the list.
    4. Select the "Deleted Items" tab.
    5. Select "Move deleted items to the following folder on the server:"
    6. Select the "Trash" folder in the list
    7. Check "Purge items when switching folders while online" so the deleted items are fully removed from the other folders.
  14. Click "OK" to accept the settings
  15. Click "Test Settings." This will send a test message to your account and confirm it arrived properly. You may delete this message when the test is completed.
  16. Click the buttons to close all the screens and finish: "Close" "Next" "Finish" "Close" "Close"

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