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How To Enable SMTP Authentication


Select your mail client from the list below:

Outlook 2003

Outlook 2007

Outlook 2010

Outlook Express

iPhone

Android

Mac Mail

Thunderbird - Windows

Thunderbird - Mac

Entourage

Windows Live Before 2011

Windows Live 11 or Above

 

 

 

 

Outlook 2003

1. Select "Tools" from the main screen once you have your Outlook opened. Then select "Email Accounts..."

 

2. Select "View or change existing e-mail accounts" and then click "Next"

 

3. Click on the email account you are modifying and select "Change..."

 

4. Click "More Settings..."

 

5. On the "Outgoing Server" tab, check the box next to "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" and select "Use same settings as my incoming server"

 

6. Click "OK" and then "Next"  and then "Finish" on the main screen, and you have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication.

***Note, you will have to restart your Outlook after you make these changes.

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Outlook 2007

1. Select "Tools" from the main screen once you have your Outlook opened. Then select "Account Settings..."

 

2. Select your email account and click "Change"

 

3. Select "More Settings..."

 

4. On the "Outgoing Server" tab, click the check box next to "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" and "Use same settings as my incoming mail server". Click "OK"

 

5. Click "Next"  and then "Finish" on the main screen, and you have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication.

***Note, you will have to restart your Outlook after you make these changes.

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Outlook 2010

1. Once you have your Outlook opened, select "File" and then "Info"

 

2. Click "Account Settings" and then in the drop down select "Account Settings..."

 

3. Select your email account from the list and click "Change..."

 

4. Click "More Settings..."

 

5. Select the "Outgoing Server" Tab and click "My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication" and "Use same settings as my incoming mail server". Click "OK"

 

6. Click "Next", "Finish", "Close". You have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication.

***Note, you will have to restart your Outlook after you make these changes.

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Outlook Express

1. Select "Tools" and "Accounts" from the main screen once you have your Outlook Express opened.

 

2. Select the "Mail" tab and select the account you wish to modify. Click "Properties"

 

3. Click the "Servers" tab and select the check box next to "My server requires authentication". Click "Settings..."

 

4. Select the radio button next to "Use same settings as my incoming mail server" and click "OK"

 

5. Click "OK" and then "Close". You have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication.

***Note, you will have to restart your Outlook Express after you make these changes.

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iPhone

1. Click "Settings" from the home screen and select "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"

 

2. Select the email account you want to modify.

 

3. Click "SMTP" underneath the section that is titled "Outgoing Mail Server"

 

4. Click on your Primary Server

 

5. Select "Authentication"

 

6. Select "Password"

 

7. Click back until you get to the "Settings" page. You have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication.

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Android

1. Select "Apps" and then "Email" from your main screen

2. Select the Account you want to update

3. Click your "Menu" button to access the Options Menu

4. Click "Account Settings" then "Outgoing Settings"

5. Select the check box for "Require Sign-in." and click "Next"

6. Enter your full email address and password in the "Username" and "Password" box

7. Click "Next"

8. Your device will attempt to verify the settings and will return you to the "Account Settings" screen

You have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication.

***Note: Steps may vary depeding on your Android OS version.

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Mac Mail

1. Click "Mail" and "Preferences" from the main screen and select the account you want to update

 

2. Click on the "Outgoing Mail Server" drop down and select "Edit SMTP Server List..."

 

3. Click "Advanced" and select "Password". Enter your full email address and password in the "User Name" and "Password" box and click "OK"

 

4. Close the window and click "Save" when prompted to save your changes. You have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication.

 

***Note the first time you click "Get Mail" you may need to re-enter your password once more.

 

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Thunderbird - Windows

1. Click "Tools", "Account Settings", "Outgoing Server (SMTP)", then "Edit"

 

2. Select the check box next to "Use Name and Password" and enter your full email address in the "UserName" box and click "OK"

 

3. Click "OK" again and you have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication

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Thunderbird - Mac

1. Click "Tools", "Account Settings", "Outgoing Server (SMTP), and then "Edit"

 

2. Select the check box next to "Use Name and Password", enter your full email address in the "User Name" box, and click "OK"

 

3. Click "OK" again and you have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication

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Entourage

1. Click "Tools" then "Accounts"

 

2. Select your email account and click "Edit"

 

3. Select "Click here for advanced sending options"

 

4. Select the check box that says "SMTP server requires authentication" and then "Use same settings as receiving mail server"

5. Select the Close box in the upper-left corner or the Settings window, and click "OK" to close. You have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication.

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Windows Live - Version Before 2011

1. Click "Tools" then "Accounts"

 

2. Select the email account you want to update and click "Properties"

 

3. Click the "Servers" tab and check the box next to "My server requires authentication". Click "OK" and you have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication

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Windows Live - 2011 and Above

1. Click "Accounts", select the account you want to update and click "Properties"

 

2. Click on the "Servers" tab and select the check box next to "My server requires authentication". Click "OK" and you have successfully enabled SMTP Authentication.

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