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howtos:hotpop [2007/01/24 10:41]
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-====== Configure HotPOP for Incredimail ======+====== Configure Incredimail for HotPOP ======
-Incredimail is not an email server, but rather, an email client. It is, according to About.com, "A program used to read and send email messages. As opposed to the email server, which transports mail, an email client is what the user interacts with.¹" What it offers "is a fun and easy to use email client that adds spice to the messages you send.¹" Having said that, Incredimail does not offer it's own email accounts like AIM, Gmail or Hotmail. What this means is, if you want to use Incredimail and you want to use POPFile, you have to use one or more of these email accounts, too.+Incredimail is not an email server, but rather, an email client. It is, according to About.com, "A program used to read and send email messages. As opposed to the email server, which transports mail, an email client is what the user interacts with." (([[http://email.about.com/cs/winclientreviews/gr/incredimail.htm#|About.com]])) What it offers "is a fun and easy to use email client that adds spice to the messages you send." (([[http://email.about.com/cs/winclientreviews/gr/incredimail.htm#|About.com]])) Having said that, Incredimail does not offer it's own email accounts like AIM, Gmail or Hotmail. What this means is, if you want to use Incredimail and you want to use POPFile, you have to use one or more of these email accounts, too.
If not for POPFile, the following instructions would best be served on an Incredimail help file. It is assumed that one already has an email account configured and needs only to know how to add POPFile. However, email accounts are added to Incredimail, just like POPFile. It is for this reason that additional guidelines are included here to the Incredimail 'How To' files. If not for POPFile, the following instructions would best be served on an Incredimail help file. It is assumed that one already has an email account configured and needs only to know how to add POPFile. However, email accounts are added to Incredimail, just like POPFile. It is for this reason that additional guidelines are included here to the Incredimail 'How To' files.
-Visit the following Incredimail page for preliminary instructions concerning HotPOP: +Sign up for a HotPOP account [[http://www.hotpop.com/index.jsp|here]].
-<code>http://www.incredimail.com/incredimail/help_center/help_article.aspx?article_id=10&lang_id=9</code>+
-Once you've signed up, go to this page to begin the installation process with Incredimail: +Visit this [[http://www.incredimail.com/incredimail/help_center/help_article.aspx?article_id=6|Incredimail page]] for preliminary instructions concerning HotPOP.
-<code>http://www.incredimail.com/incredimail/help_center/help_article.aspx?article_id=6</code>+
Follow the first two steps, then skip step three and jump to the section called 'Manually Configuring the Email Account'.  Incredimail won't automatically configure HotPOP.  Follow steps one through five, then return here. Follow the first two steps, then skip step three and jump to the section called 'Manually Configuring the Email Account'.  Incredimail won't automatically configure HotPOP.  Follow steps one through five, then return here.
-====== Configure Incredimail for POPFile ====== 
 +====== Configure Incredimail for HotPOP using POPFile ======
-OK -- Next we'll configure POPFile to work with HotPOP using Incredimail.  Follow these steps:+ 
 +OK -- Next we’ll configure Incredimail to work with POPFile.  Follow these steps:
(1) Open Incredimail.  Click on 'Tools', scroll down and click on 'Accounts...' (1) Open Incredimail.  Click on 'Tools', scroll down and click on 'Accounts...'
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Incoming Mail (POP3): 110   This server does not require a secure connection (SSL)</code> Incoming Mail (POP3): 110   This server does not require a secure connection (SSL)</code>
-(11) Finally, under the 'Delivery' section, the 'Leave a copy of messages on server' is normally unchecked. If, for any reason, you want to leave copies of your messages on your server, check this box. Then, check the box 'Remove from server after' and click 'up or down' the number of days before messages are deleted.  This option is a good idea if you don't visit the original server often. +(11) Finally, under the ‘Delivery’ section, the ‘Leave a copy of messages on server’ is normally unchecked. If, for any reason, you want to leave copies of your messages on your server, check this box. Then, check the box ‘Remove from server after’ and click ‘up or down’ a short number of days before messages are deleted – a good idea if you don’t visit the original server often!
-Regarding HotPOP, all three boxes in this section should remain UNCHECKED. +
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-(12) Click 'OK' and then click 'Close' to finish the configuration.  Go check your mail!  +
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-¹About.com or http://email.about.com/cs/winclientreviews/gr/incredimail.htm#+Regarding HotPOP, all three boxes in this section should probably remain UNCHECKED. HotPOP is meant to be used with //other// mail clients, so don't save your messages here.
 +(12) Click 'OK' and then click 'Close' to finish the configuration.  Go check your mail!
 
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