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Basic E-mail settings
(Replace mysite.co.za with your domain name)
|Outgoing mail (SMTP) Server:||mail.mysite.co.za|
|Incoming mail (POP3) Server:||Your ISP's outgoing mail server or mail.mysite.co.za|
|Email Address||Your email address|
|Username:||Your email address|
|Password:||Your email password|
How do I create an email account?
Start by logging into your account by using the control panel.
Click on “E-Mail Accounts” under E-Mail Management. This option enables you to create, delete or change your email addresses.
Go to the “Create POP3 mail account”.
Fill in the name you wish to create, for example johny
Select a password.
Click on “Create”
Your email address has been created and you can start using it!!
How many email accounts do I get?
This depends on your hosting plan. Please refer to the hosting plan you've selected.
How do I set-up my email account in Outlook or Outlook Express?
Start by opening Outlook and clicking on 'Tools' then 'Accounts'. From there you should see a smaller window is opened called "Internet Accounts". From there, select the "Mail" tab, and click the "Add" button then "Mail" to make a new account. If you are editing an existing account, select "Properties" and skip to the "Checking My Setup" section.
Next, enter your email address that you are receiving email from. Normally this is the same as the email address you entered in the last screen. Click 'Next'.
The next screen should be "E-mail Server Names". Select POP3 in the first box titled "My Incoming Mail Server is a ________ Server."
The next line asks for your "Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server:" Enter mail. followed by your domain name. For example, if your website's domain name is 'www.mysite.co.za' you would enter 'mail.mysite.co.za`
In the next box, you are asked for your "Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:" Your ISP's outgoing mail server or the same as you did for the Incoming mail server - 'mail.mysite.co.za`
Some ISP's SMTP server:
Cell C: mail.cmobile.co.za
At this point, Do Not check the "Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA)" box.
Click 'Next' and then 'Finish'.
Now you should be back to the "Internet Accounts" window. From here, click "close" and you should be done!
Or you can click on the account that you have just set up, and click the 'Properties' button. You will enter into a window called "Properties". In here you should see the settings you entered in the setup wizard. If you need to make changes to the setup later on, you can skip the setup wizard part, and go straight to the Properties section and edit the information for your account there.