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The Easiest Quickest Way to Setting Up an Email

 

By Jane Robinson  

Just how hard can it be to get new email addresses and make them work? It can take a bit of figuring out but its not that hard at all

If you already have a domain name and hosting account set up then you have to start thinking about getting email accounts and names which are relevant to your new business, such as support@yourdomainname.com, yourname@yourdomainname.com, help@yourdomainname.com etc

So, just go back to your hosting account. There will usually be a facility for adding on email accounts. it will be in c/panel, details of which will have been sent to you when you first registered for hosting. it will be something like add/manage email. Go into that,and follow the instructions through. It is really straightforward.You will need to put a password in, so don’t forget to keep a note of that for later, click create and its a new email name. So you could have support@yourdomainname.com, help@yourdomainname.com, etc.

There are a couple of other steps you need to take to make sure that you can pick up the emails from your main email account. I recommend that you have a proper email account, one that you pay for rather than a hotmail or gmail account. I have one main one now and I forward everything to that. It means that I can pick up my emails wherever I am, internet access permitting!

While you are still in the hosting account, go back into the mail manager where you added your new email, click on forwarders, and again follow it through, put the name of the new email you wish to forward and the email address (the main one) you want to forward it to,click add and there you are,nearly done.

I use Microsoft Outlook but the following is very similar in outlook express

Before starting:

  1. Make sure your domain name loads. If it doesn’t load your email account won’t work.
  2. Make sure you have set up your email accounts at yourdomainname.com/cpanel .

You are now ready to begin setting up your email accounts.

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Select Tools > E-mail Accounts. A window will open called wizard
  3. On the E-mail Accounts wizard window, select “Add a new e-mail account” and click Next.
  4. For your server type, select “POP3” and click Next.
  5. On the Internet E-mail Settings (POP3) window, enter your information as follows:
  • Your Name
  • Enter your first and last name.
  • E-mail Address
  • Enter your e-mail address.
  • User Name
  • Enter your e-mail address, again
  • Password
  • Enter the password you set up for your e-mail account in your hosting account.
  • Incoming Mail Server (POP3)
  • Enter mail.yoursite.com for your incoming mail server.
  • Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP)
  • Enter mail.yoursite.com for your incoming mail server.
  • Go onto More settings
  1. On the Internet E-mail Settings window, select the “Outgoing Server” tab.
  2. Select “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.”
  3. Select the “Advanced” tab and change the “Outgoing server (SMTP)” port to 25 or 26.
  4. Click OK
  5. Click on test account settings to make sure it works,it should send an email out to you that you receive in your email box.Then click Next.
  6. Click Finish.

Thats it! Really it takes less time to do than its taken me to type it.I hope it helps you to save some time as well.I wasted a lot of time trying to figure this one out!

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