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Configuring a POP email account with SSL in Pegasus Mail



Configuring a POP email account with SSL in Pegasus Mail

This tutorial assumes you've already launched Pegasus Mail.

To configure a POP email account with SSL, first click the Tools tab.

Then click Internet Options.

The easiest way to setup your email account is to start the Setup Wizard... click here.

Then click Next.

Enter your email address you wish to configure here, then click Next again.

Enter your incoming POP3 server address here, then click Next.

Enter your full email address as the username, and your email account's password.

Then click Next.

Enter your outgoing server address here, then click Next.

Ensure the Network or Broadband option is selected, then click Next.

Click Finish.

Now click the Receiving (POP3) tab here.

Select the POP3 host we just setup, then click Edit.

Now click the Security tab.

Click here to require a secure SSL connection for the incoming server.

Then click Change so the port numbers are automatically adjusted.

Click the General tab.

Note that the port number has been updated to 995, the standard port number for SSL.

Click OK.

Next click the Sending (SMTP) tab here.

Select the SMTP host we just setup, then click Edit.

Now click the Security tab.

Click here to setup SMTP authentication using your POP3 username and password.

Then click this Select button.

Choose your POP3 definition (the one you just setup), then click Select.

Click here to require a secure SSL connection for the outgoing server.

Then click Change so the port numbers are automatically adjusted.

Click the General tab.

Click OK.

Note that the port number has been updated to 465, the standard port number for SMTP SSL.

Click OK again.

That's it! The email account has been added.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to configure a POP email account with SSL in Pegasus Mail.



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