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Setting Up Your Email Account

Last Updated: October 14, 2005 3:06 PM
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Your new email account should be ready to use within 15 minutes of setup.

To Set Up Your Email Address

  1. Log in to your Account Manager.
  2. From the Hosting & Email menu, click Email Accounts.
  3. Locate the account you want to set up and click Setup Account.
    - or -
    If you are using a free email account that came with your hosting plan, click the Manage Free Accounts button, and then click Setup Account next to the email account you would like to set up.
  4. In the Email Account field, type the first part of the email address that you wish to create, and then select the domain from the list.
  5. In the Password and Confirm Password fields, type your password for this account.
  6. In the Enable spam filtering for this account field, specify whether you want to enable spam filtering.
  7. To send a carbon copy of all email messages sent to this account to another account, in the Send Carbon Copies To field, type the email address(es) you would like to have copies sent to.
  8. In the Incoming Mailbox Size box, specify the amount of disk space allocated to this account.
  9. In the Make This a Catch-All Account field, specify whether you want the account to be a Catch-All Account.
  10. In the Accept non-Western (Latin) Messages field, specify whether you want to accept messages sent from a language not based on the Latin alphabet, such as Arabic or Japanese.
  11. In the Outgoing Mail - SMTP Relaying box, from the Relays per Day list, select the number of relays you want to send per day, specify whether you want to use a different user name and password, and, if necessary, specify the user name and password you want to use.
  12. In the Set an auto-responder for this account box, specify whether you want to set an automatic response, and, if necessary, specify the From Name and Message Subject you want to use.
  13. Click Save Settings.

For information about setting up your email account to work with a specific email client, see one of the following tutorials:

Setting up email in Outlook

Setting up email in Outlook Express

Setting up email in Mozilla Thunderbird

Setting up email in Microsoft Entourage