OE Classic - Checking Your Account Settings

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The following steps will assist you to check your e-mail account settings in OE Classic:

1. Click on Tools and select Accounts.

Select Tools menu in OE Classic

2. Select your e-mail account and click on Properties.

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3. Check the E-mail address field and ensure that your e-mail address has been entered correctly.

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4. Select the Servers tab.
Check the following settings:

  • Incoming server (POP3): This should be mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com).
  • Authentication type: Set this to Clear Text (common).
  • Username: Enter your entire email address using lowercase characters (e.g.: mail@example.com).
  • Password: Enter the password for your e-mail account.
  • Remember password: Ensure that this box is ticked.
  • Outgoing server (SMTP): mail.yourdomain (e.g.: mail.example.com).
  • Outgoing server requires authentication: This box must be ticked.
  • Use same settings as incoming server: This box must be ticked.


Settings that need to be changed on the Advanced Tab

5. Select the Advanced tab.
Check the following settings:

  • Incoming port (POP3): 110
  • Server requires secure connection (TLS): This must be unticked.
  • Outgoing port (SMTP): 587
  • Server requires secure connection (TLS): this must be unticked.

Click OK to save your changes.

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6. When you have returned to the Accounts window, click on Close.

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A video tutorial can be viewed here.

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