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Configure a mail client

Use your e-mailbox with Outlook, Thunderbird or any mail client on a PC, PDA, phone or any other compatible platform. e-nautia allows you to use the IMAP, POP and SMTP ports. Access to these ports is essential for this kind of program.

Download and install a mail client

If not already done on your PC, you must download and install a mail client.
For mobile platforms, you can use the embedded program.

Configure your mobile or application

Here are the instructions to configure the e-nautia e-mail service on your phone or smartphone.

For Android:
Go to Applications > Settings > Accounts & sync > E-mail > Add Account > Other (POP3/IMAP) or Manual Setup.

For iOS (iPhone or iPad):
Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account > Other.

For Windows Phone:
Go to Applications > Settings > E-mail+Accounts > Add Account > Other account.

Fill in the fields according to the information provided below. The field names or menus may vary depending on the version.

Server settings

Add an account to your software with the settings below. The SMTP server allows to send e-mail. For the receipt, you can choose between IMAP and POP.

Username: your mail address
Password: your account password
IMAP port: 143
port: 110
SMTP port: 587
Encryption (optional): TLS (STARTTLS)

Special folders for IMAP:
Inbox path (root directory): leave empty or "INBOX" depending on mail client
Sent items path: "Sent" or "INBOX.Sent" depending on mail client
Drafts path: "Drafts" or "INBOX.Drafts" depending on mail client
Deleted items path: "Trash" or "INBOX.Trash" depending on mail client
Spam path: "Junk" or "INBOX.Junk" depending on mail client

Send and receive

The SMTP server is the server allowing you to send e-mails.
The IMAP and POP servers are the servers allowing you to receive your e-mails in two different ways. By configuring your mail client, you will need to choose one of them, but not both.

The POP enables you to retrieve a copy of your e-mails in the mail client while deleting or not them on the server. You deal with your e-mails partly offline and save data exchange with the server. This protocol is interesting if you have a limited connection or if you do not want to keep your e-mails on the server. Furthermore, the POP retrieves your e-mails only from the inbox folder. You should therefore occasionally check your spam folder in the webmail or disable your filters (including the antispam) and use that or those of your mail client instead.

The IMAP deals directly with the server. Any operation will be reflected immediately if you are online, either the next connection if you are offline. Inbox beyond, for your convenience, if you software allows, you can use the same folders (drafts, sent, trash…) as the webmail.

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