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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. All Hushmail Business accounts come with POP & IMAP included.

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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