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1. What's my POP3 server name?
2. How do I create or delete a POP3 user?
3. What is an "email alias"?
4. How do I set up an autoresponder or forward for a POP3 user?
5. How do I set up Outlook or Outlook Express 5.x?
6. How do I set up Netscape Communicator/Navigator?
7. How do I set up Eudora?
8. How do I set up Claris Emailer?

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1. Your POP3 server name is mail.yourdomain.com. The server name will be the same no matter how many POP3 email accounts you set up.

2. To create or delete a POP3 account, go to your hosting account control panel at http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel and choose the Mail Manager option. You can add a new email account by clicking the appropriate link. To delete an existing email account, click the name you wish to delete and then choose delete. You cannot delete the default POP3 address, which corresponds to the username you chose when opening your hosting account.

3. An email alias is a name@yourdomain.com that does not have a corresponding POP3 box set up. For example, if you have a POP3 box called sales that is your default, but you have not created any others, mail to anyone@yourdomain.com will be sent to the sales box. If someone were to email webmaster@yourdomain.com, in this example, that mail would be forwarded to the sales POP3 box.


4. To set up an autoresponder or forward for your email account, go to your hosting control panel at http://www.yourdomain.com/cpanel and choose Mail Manager. Click on the name for which you wish to set up an autorespond or forward. The next screen will allow you to forward to a POP3 box within your domain, or to a mailbox outside your account. You can also set up an autoresponder message on this page. To turn off forwarding or an autoresponder, simply uncheck the box next to those options.

5. Start Outlook or Outlook Express. Click Tools and choose Accounts. In the "Internet Accounts Windows" click Add and choose Mail. Fill in your name and click Next. Click "I already have an e-mail address that I'd like to use" and fill in your email address. Click Next. On the "Email Servers Name" page, fill in the server information. "My incoming mail server is a POP3 server." The incoming mail server should be mail.yourdomain.com. The Outgoing Mail (SMTP) should be your ISP's outgoing mail server. Click Next. Enter your mailbox username in the account name field (use full email address as login, i.e. yourname@yourdomain.com, except for your default username, which is the username to login to your hosting account control panel), and the password below. Click Next and then Finish.


6. After loading Netscape Composer, choose Edit and then Preferences. Click on Identity and add your personal information. Click on Mail Server. The SMTP (outgoing mail) server should be the outgoing server of your internet service provider, or alternatively use mail.yourdomain.com if your ISP allow user to use third-party SMTP server. Your incoming mail server is mail.yourdomain.com. Put your username in the mail server user name box.

7. Start Eudora and select Tools, then Personalities. Right click the left-hand side of the screen. Select 'New'. The 'New Account Wizard' will appear. Type in a name for this account and select Next. Select 'Create a brand new email account' and click Next. Type in your name (not your email address) and select Next. Type in the email address you wish to use. Select Next. Type in the true user for this POP box (this is NOT an alias). Select Next. Select 'POP' for type of incoming mail server. In the 'Incoming Mail Server' field, type mail.yourdomain.com Select Next. Select Finish. Right-click on the new personality you created, and select Modify. In the SMTP Server field, type the name of your local ISP's outgoing mail server. Select OK.


8. Start Claris. Choose Setup and then Internet Setup The SMTP (outgoing mail) server should be the server of your internet service provider. In the Account Name field, enter your domain name. Put your username and domain name in the Email Account box.