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Email Settings

The following email settings are for our clients who have us host their website and/or email for them. The settings you should use can vary, and will depend on how you personally use your email. Below you will see some common scenarios, and the corresponding settings for our servers.

Sorry, it does get a bit wordy. Just try to find the situation closest to describing you.
 

  • If you have one computer and always check your email from a program like Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Mail, etc., you should probably use POP3 Settings. This will download all of your mail to your computer and delete it from our servers.
  • If you have one computer and check your email from a program like Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Mail, etc., but also intend to frequently use our Webmail, you will most likely want to use IMAP settings. This will allow -all- of your messages to appear both in your email application, and in your Webmail and stay synchronized with each other.
  • If you have one computer and almost always check your email from a program like Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Mail, etc., but occasionally use our Webmail (e.g. when you're on vacation), then I'd suggest POP3 Settings. This will keep all of your mail on your computer, but if your computer is turned off while you're on vacation, any new messages since your computer was turned off will appear in your webmail for you to view and respond to. When you return from vacation, your messages will be downloaded into your mail application, and your webmail will be cleared out.
  • If you have one or more computers and/or want to check your email from your cell phone or tablet as well, use IMAP Settings. This will keep your messages on our servers, and your messages will be synced between your devices.


If you don't fit into one of these, or if something has changed (say, for instance, you got your first smart phone) please Contact Us for assistance.

Last updated: over a year ago