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07/10/2011 10:01

Enable SMTP authentication in some email programs:

if you use yourdomain.com or mail.yourdomain.com for your Outgoing Server, Outgoing Mail Server. you must have SMTP authentication enabled. Here are instructions for some common email programs to Enable SMTP authentication. (If your ISP requires that you use their outgoing mail server settings, follow their instructions.)

Microsoft Outlook Express:

   1. Select Tools and then Accounts.
   2. Click the Mail tab.
   3. Select the account you want to to enable authentication on and choose Properties.
   4. Click the Servers tab.
   5. Select the “Outgoing Server” Tab
   6. Tick “My server requires authentication”.
   7. Click the Settings button.
   8. Ensure you also select the “Use same settings as my incoming mail server” option.
   9. Choose Apply.
  10. Choose Close.
  11. Choose Close.

Microsoft Outlook XP and 2003:

   1. Select Tools and then Email Accounts
   2. Highlight View or change existing e-mail accounts then Choose Next.
   3. Select the account you want to to enable authentication on and choose Change.
   4. Choose More Settings.
   5. Select the Outgoing Server Tab
   6. Tick My outgoing server requires authentication.
   7. Ensure you also select the Use same settings as my incoming mail server option.
   8. Choose OK.
   9. Choose Next.
  10. Choose Finish.

Mozilla Thunderbird:

   1. Select Tools and then Account Settings.
   2. Scroll to the bottom of the account list and select Outgoing Server (SMTP).
   3. Select the account you want to to enable authentication on and choose Properties.
   4. Select the correct outgoing server and click Edit.
   5. In the Security and Authentication section, tick the Use name and password checkbox.
   6. Ensure your username is showing in the box, it should be in the format user+yourdomain.com
   7. Choose OK.
   8. Choose OK.

Mac Mail - OSX 10.4 upwards:

   1. Choose the Mail menu and click Preferences.
   2. Choose the Accounts tab
   3. Click the arrow box on the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP) pop-up list and choose Add Server.
   4. In the Outgoing Mail Server field enter your SMTP mail server address.
   5. Select the check box on the Authentication list and choose Password.
   6. In the User Name field, enter your email address username in the format user+yourdomain.com.
   7. In the Password field, enter your e-mail password.
   8. Click OK.

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