New IMAPs and POP3s Settings

Follow these steps to adjust outlook settings (and any mail client software e.g. thunderbird, smart phones, ipads etc) to reflect as per the attached screenshots;

POP3s (for Outlook 2007 and earlier)

  1. POP3 port has changed from 110 to 995
  2. Enable the check box that says “This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)”

IMAPs (for Outlook 2010 and 2013)

  1. IMAP port has changed from 143 to 993
  2. Enable the check box that says “This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)”

Gmail POP3s (for Gmail)

- Edit settings as per the screenshot.

IMAPs (for iPads)

NOTE: If you already have an IMAP Email Account set up on your IPAD, you only need to follow through Steps 12-16.

How to Set up an IMAP Email Account on your IPAD.

1. First locate and press the “Settings” icon. (It may be on a different screen or in a different location than shown here).

2. Then Select “Mail, Contacts, Calendars.”

3. Select Add Account

4. Then Choose “Other”

5. Press “Add Mail Account”

6. Enter the Name, Email Address and Email Password of the Email account you are adding. A description will automatically appear, but you can change it if you like.

7. When finished, press “Next”

8. Ensure the IMAP option is selected.

9. Next, enter the Incoming Mail Server Settings

10. Then enter the Host Name, User Name and Password for the “Incoming” Mail Server.

11. Next enter the Host Name, User Name and Password for the “Outgoing” Mail Server

12. Then press “Advanced”

13. Under Incoming Settings, “Use SSL” switch is on the “Off” position and the Server Port is 143.

14. Slide the “Use SSL” switch to “On”, the Server Port will automatically change to 993. If it doesn't you can change it manually.

15. Under Outgoing Settings, the settings should look as shown below.

16. Once through, press “Done”

17. The IMAP Email Account has been set up on the IPAD and you can see it listed under Accounts.

POP3s (for iPads)

POP3 port has changed from 110 to 995

1. Select “Pop”

2. Press “Advanced” to change your POP setting. With SSL off, the Server Port is 110

3. Enable SSL by sliding the “Use SSL” button to “On”. The Server Port will automatically change from 110 to 995.

4. Once through, press “Done”

These changes are as a result of the need for increased security measures required to safeguard online sensitive information like username and passwords during transit between mail server and mail clients.

new_imaps_and_pop3_settings.txt · Last modified: 2014/04/03 12:57 by kimemia
 
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