OE Classic - Creating a POP Account



The following steps will assist you in setting your e-mail account up in OE Classic:

1. In OE Classic, click on Tools and select Accounts.

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2. From the Accounts windows, click on Add.

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3. From the Account Wizard window, select E-mail Account and click on Next.

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4. Enter the following information:

  • Display name: Enter your name. This is the name that will appear in the From field of messages you send.
  • E-mail address: Enter your entire e-mail address (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Password: Enter the password for your e-mail account.

Untick the box labelled Automatically configure the rest of e-mail settings if possible and click on Next.

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5. You will be prompted for the following information:

  • Username: Enter your entire email address using lowercase characters (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Incoming server name: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)
  • Outgoing server name: mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com)

Ensure that the box labelled Requires authentication is ticked.
Click on the Show Advanced Options button.

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6. Change the following settings:

  • Set the Authentication type to Clear Text (common).
  • Change the Port number which corresponds with the Outgoing server name to 587.


Click on Next.

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7. Click on Finish

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A video tutorial can be viewed below.

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