How To Configure Fasthosts Email Settings?

Fasthosts Email Settings

Fasthosts email settings include the incoming and outgoing mail server details. Before configuring the server settings of your Fasthosts email, you have to add a hosting package to your domain name. Once you have created the Fasthosts email and added the domain name, proceed with the mailbox setup on your email client. If you wish to set up your Fasthosts email account on Outlook 2016, follow these steps.

  • Step : 1On your computer, launch the Outlook 2016 app first.
  • Step : 2Click the File tab available at the top-left corner of the screen and select Add Account.
  • Step : 3On the Auto Account Setup screen, click the Manual setup or additional server types radio button.
  • Step : 4Next, click the POP or IMAP radio button.
  • Step : 5On the POP and IMAP Account Settings screen, enter your name and email address in the User Information section.
  • Step : 6Under Server Information, select either POP or IMAP as your account type from the Account Type drop-down menu.
  • Step : 7Enter 'mail.livemail.co.uk' in the Incoming mail server field.
  • Step : 8Enter 'smtp.livemail.co.uk' in the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) field.
  • Step : 9Under Logon Information, fill up the User Name and Password fields with your email address and password.
  • Step : 11Click the More Settings button and jump to the Outgoing Server tab.
  • Step : 12Enable the Use same settings as my incoming mail server radio button and check the My Outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox.
  • Step : 13Click the Advanced tab and enter '993' in the Incoming server (IMAP) field if you have selected IMAP as your account type.
  • Step : 14If you have selected POP as your account type, enter '995' in the Incoming server (POP) field.
  • Step : 16Select the SSL option from the drop-down menu next to Use the following type of encrypted connection.
  • Step : 17Enter '465' in the Outgoing server (SMTP) field and select SSL from the pull-down menu.
  • Step : 18Click OK to exit the Internet Email Settings window.
  • Step : 19Click the Test Account Settings button to verify the configured Fasthosts email settings.
  • Step : 20Once verified, click Next and select Close to complete the account setup.

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