Outlook 2010 (POP)

Please note: POP & IMAP are available only to Hushmail Premium with Desktop Access. All Hushmail Business accounts come with POP & IMAP included.

Set up Outlook 2010 to work with Hushmail (POP)

  1. From the File menu, select Info and then Account Settings.

    Outlook screenshot

  2. Click New...

    Outlook screenshot

  3. Type your name, email address and passphrase in to the space provided.

    When you have finished entering your account information, select Manually configure server settings or additional server types and then click Next.


  4. Select Internet E-mail and click Next.


  5. Type your account settings as shown below. When you have finished, click More Settings, not Next.

    User Information
    Your Name: your name
    E-mail Address: your email address

    Server Information
    Account Type: POP3
    Incoming mail server: pop.hushmail.com
    Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.hushmail.com

    Logon Information
    User Name: your full email address
    Password: your passphrase


  6. Select the Outgoing Server tab.

    Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and Use same settings as my incoming mail server.


  7. Select the Advanced tab.

    Under Incoming Server (POP3), select This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL).

    Under Outgoing Server (SMTP), select TLS for the Use the following type of encrypted connection option.

    Click OK.


  8. Click Finish.


  9. Click Close.


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 (instead of TLS)

Alternate SMTP server 2

Server hostname: smtp.hushmail.com
Port: 465
SSL: Enabled (instead of TLS)