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Opera 8 for Mac Email Support

FAQ Opera 8.x for Mac Email Support
  • To create e-mail accounts in Opera, follow these steps:

    On the Toolbar, click Tools and select Mail and chat accounts from the menu.

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  • The Manage accounts window appears.

    Click the New button. .

Opera 8 for Mac Email Support
  • The New account wizard window opens.

    Select Regular e-mail (POP) from the list.

    Click the Next button to continue.

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  • Real name  =  Your Name.
    E-mail address  =  Enter the e-mail address of the account your configuring.

    Click the Next button to continue.

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  • Login name  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).
    Password  =  Enter the e-mail account password.

    Important:  Passwords are case-sensitive.  Ensure the Caps Lock is disabled.

    Click the Next button to continue.

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  • Incoming server  =  The Incoming (POP3) mail server is:  mail.yourdomain.com (or .net)
    Outgoing server  =  The Outgoing (SMTP) mail server is: mail.yourdomain.com (or .net)

    Important:  You still need to enable SMTP authentication.

    Click the Finish button.

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  • We're back to the Manage accounts window.
  • Highlight the new account and click the Edit button.

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  • Enabling SMTP Authentication:
  • The Account properties window appears.

    SMTP authentication is an important part of your e-mail account configuration.  Without it, you will not be able to send e-mail.  All that is required is a username and a password.

  • Select the Servers tab.
  • Note the two sections:  Incoming POP server and Outgoing SMTP server.
  • Outgoing SMTP server:
    • Authentication  =  Select Plaintext from the drop-down menu.
      Username  =  Enter your e-mail username (everything before the @).
      Password  =  Enter the e-mail account password
      Port Number = 587 .
    • Important:  passwords are case-sensitive.  Ensure the Caps Lock is disabled.
  • Click the OK button to save the changes and to close the window.

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  • We return to the Manage accounts window.

    Click the Close button.

Opera 8 for Mac Email Support

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