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Mail (POP)

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posted this on August 20, 2010 12:57

Please note: POP & IMAP are available only to Hushmail Premium with Desktop Access and Hushmail Business with Desktop Access subscribers.

Set up Mac Mail to work with Hushmail (POP)

  1. From the Mail menu, select Preferences.

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  2. Select Accounts and press the + button.

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  3. Enter your name, email address, and passphrase.

    Click Continue.

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  4. Enter your Incoming Mail Server information as shown below. When you have finished, click Continue.

    Account Type: POP
    Description: a description for this account
    Incoming Mail Server: pop.hushmail.com
    User Name: your full email address
    Password: your passphrase

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  5. Enter your Outgoing Mail Server information as shown below. When you have finished, click Continue.

    Description: a description for this account
    Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.hushmail.com
    Use only this server: Yes
    Use authentication: Yes
    User Name: your full email address
    Password: your passphrase

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  6. Select Take account online and click Create.

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Troubleshooting

If you're having trouble sending email, try again with the following alternate SMTP server settings:

Alternate SMTP server 1

Server hostname: smtp.hushmail.com
Port: 587
SSL: Enabled

Alternate SMTP server 2

Server hostname: smtp.hushmail.com
Port: 465
SSL: Enabled

How to change your SMTP server settings

  1. From the Mail menu, select Preferences.

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  2. Select Accounts, then Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP), then Edit SMTP Server List.

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  3. Select Use custom port, and enter 25, 465, or 587, then click OK.

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