How do I configure common Mail Clients for my Email Accounts?

The following article explains how to configure your email account using a third party email client. Third party mail clients are applications that run on your computer and enable you to send, receive and organize email. Examples of third party email clients are Outlook, Netscape, Eudora and Thunderbird. For detailed configuration instructions, please refer to our Outlook Configuration or Netscape Configuration articles.

To configure your email account, please follow these steps:

  1. Select the Email Account option in your email client application (usually found in the Tools menu).
  2. Select the type of account as POP3.
  3. Enter the following information:
    • Incoming Mail Server: or
    • Outgoing Mail Server: or
    • Email Address: your full email address
    • Username: your full email address
    • Password: the password for this email address
  4. Set the Outgoing SMTP settings for your email account (usually found in the More Options menu). Check the My Outgoing SMTP server requires authentication box.

If you need detailed step-by-step instructions, refer to the help documentation provided with the mail client application you are using, or refer to our other support articles for two common third party email clients:
Outlook Configuration
Netscape Configuration


© 2015 HostMySite