Email Profile Examples


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Here are some profile settings for some common email services:

Hotmail (aka Windows Live)

Note: If your address is @live.com or some other flavor of Hotmail/Windows Live, substitute the appropriate email address in the example.

From Email - you@hotmail.com

SMTP Settings

POP3 Authentication settings

Use SSL Security - selected
Protocol - default
StartTLS - selected
SMTP Server - smtp.live.com
Port - 25
User Name - you@hotmail.com
Password - your hotmail password
Auth Method - LOGIN

 

Use SSL Security - selected
Protocol - default
StartTLS - NOT selected
SMTP Server - pop3.live.com
Port - 995
User Name - you@hotmail.com
Password - your hotmail password
Auth Method - LOGIN

Gmail

From Email - you@gmail.com

SMTP Settings

POP3 Authentication settings

Use SSL Security - selected
Protocol - default
StartTLS - NOT selected
SMTP Server - smtp.gmail.com
Port - 465
User Name - your gmail username
Password - your gmail password
Auth Method - LOGIN

 

Use SSL Security - selected
Protocol - default
StartTLS - NOT selected
SMTP Server - pop.gmail.com
Port - 995
User Name - your gmail username
Password - your gmail password
Auth Method - LOGIN