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Please be sure to replace your-domain-name.com with your real domain name in this document.

Outlook and Outlook Express
Opera Mail and News
Eudora Mail

Setting up Outlook Express for more than one email address

Netscape 6.X
Netscape 4.5 - 4.8
Netscape 4.0X
Netscape 3.X

Setting up Netscape 4.7x for more than one email address


Outlook and Outlook Express

  • Select the Tools menu.
  • Select the Accounts... menu item.
  • Click on the Add button and select Mail....
  • Display name, fill in your real name, for instance: John Doe. Click Next>
  • Email address, your username followed by @your-domain-name.com, for instance: johnd@your-domain-name.com. Click Next>
  • My incoming mail server is a POP3 server.
  • The Incoming mail (POP3 or IMAP) server AND the Outgoing mail (SMTP) server are mail.your-domain-name.com. Click Next>
  • Choose Log on using and fill in your username (also called login name) in the POP account name box (this is all lowercase without the @your-domain-name.com at the end, for instance johnd. Put your password in the Password box. Please remember, your password is case sensitive. Click Next>
  • For the Internet mail account name leave what it has in there. Click Next>
  • Click Finish
  • Highlight the account in the "Internet Accounts" window and click the Set as default button if you want this account to be default.

Netscape 6.X

  • Start Netscape, go into the Tasks menu and choose Mail.
  • Choose the Edit menu, then Mail/News Account Settings.
  • Click on Outgoing (SMTP) Server on the left side
    • In Server Name: put mail.your-domain-name.com  , Leave everything else unchecked and blank.
  • Click on New Account in the lower left.
    • Choose ISP or email provider, click Next.

      Type your name in the Your Name box and your email address in the Email Address section, click Next.

      Leave Server Type as POP Mail Server, in Server Name: put mail.your-domain-name.com, click Next.

      In the User Name: box, put in your account name without @your-domain-name.com after it, click Next.

      For Account Name leave the default. Click Next.

      Click Finish.
  • Click OK.


  • Netscape Communicator 4.5 - 4.8 (Messenger)

  • Select the Edit menu and the Preferences... menu item.
  • In the Preferences window, under the Category section, select the Mail & Newsgroups item.
      Identity:
        Fill in the Your name: field with your real name.
        Fill in the Email address: field with your email address, username@your-domain-name.com
        You can ignore the remaining fields.

      Mail Servers:
        Click the Add button. You may have to delete an existing entry if it does not allow you to add a new one.

        Server Name mail.your-domain-name.com
        User Name: put your username name (all lowercase).
          Check the Remember password button if you don't want to have to type in your password each time you check for mail.
        Outgoing mail (SMTP) server: mail.your-domain-name.com
        Outgoing mail server user name Please leave this field blank.

      Newsgroup Server:
        Click the Add button.

        Server Name: news.zipcon.com
          Leave the port as 119 and the two lower boxes unchecked


  • Netscape Communicator 4.0x Mail

  • Select the Edit menu and the Preferences... menu item.
  • In the Preferences window, under the Category section, select the Mail & Groups item.
      Identity:
        Fill in the Your name: field with your real name.
        Fill in the Email address: field with your email address, username@your-domain-name.com
        You can ignore the remaining fields.

      Mail Server:
        Fill in the Mail server user name: with your username name (all lowercase).

      Outgoing and Incoming mail server:
        mail.your-domain-name.com

      Mail server type:
        POP3 Note: to have Netscape remember your password, click on "More Options"


  • Opera Mail

  • Select the Preferences menu and choose the Mail... menu item.
  • Click the Use Opera button.
      Name: Fill in with your real name.
      Mail Address: field with your email address, username@your-domain-name.com
      Mail Server: mail.your-domain-name.com
      Store outgoing mail in: You can leave this blank, or type in outgoing.mbx to store all your sent mail on your hard drive
      Signature file: You can leave this blank.


  • Netscape 2 and 3.x Mail

    Step I:
      Start Netscape.
      Click on the Options menu.
      Select the Mail and News Prefs... item.

    Step II:
      Click on the Identity tab at the top of the window.
      Fill in the Name field with your real name.
      Fill in the E-mail Address field with your email address.
      email@your-domain-name.com
      Step III:
        Click on the Servers tab.
        For Outgoing (SMTP) and Incoming (POP3) mail servers, put mail.your-domain-name.com

        Fill in the POP Username field with your username name, not your real name.
        Please do NOT append @your-domain-name.com to this field.
      Step IV:
        Click on the Organization tab.
        Click on the Remember Password button if you don't want to enter your password each time you start mail.
      Step V:
        From the Options menu, select Save Settings.
        If your version of Netscape doesn't have this option, don't worry it will save its settings automatically.
      You can now read your mail by starting Netscape and selecting the Windows menu and the Netscape Mail menu item, or by simply clicking on the letter icon in the lower right hand corner of Netscape's main window.


    Eudora Mail

    When running Eudora for the first time, just after installation:
    • POP Account: Use your fill email addrfess, including @your-domain-name.com, for example: johnd@your-domain-name.com
    • Real Name: Your real name
    • Return Address: Your email address, for example: johnd@your-domain-name.com
    • Connect Method: Select Winsock (Network, PPP, SLIP)
    Thats it, go to the File menu and select Check Mail to check for new email.

    To modify an existing Eudora configuration, go into the Tools menu and choose Options... Click on Getting Started now follow the guidelines above.


    Internet Explorer Mail (IE 2.x or 3.x)

    An Internet Mail Configuration Wizard will start when you begin this program for the first time. The following will step you through the setup in the order the questions are asked.
    • Name: enter your real name
    • Email Address: enter your username name with @your-domain-name.com (for example john@your-domain-name.com)
    • Incoming Mail (POP3) Server: enter mail.your-domain-name.com
    • Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server: enter mail.your-domain-name.com
    • Choose Login using: then at Account Name: enter your dial-up account username name. At Password: enter your dial-up account password.
    • Under Use the following Dial-up Networking Connection: select I use a modem to access my email then select Zipcon
    • Finished!!


    Microsoft Inbox Mail (Exchange)

    Here is a great page for setting up your Inbox.
    Please be sure to use mail.your-domain-name.com for the mail server name.




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