Setting up your email address to an email client using POP3

You can use an email program – like Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, Eudora or Apple Mail – to send and receive email from your webfusion mailboxes.

To do this, you need to add a new account to your email program. The exact way of doing this will vary depending on which program you use, but you usually need to find the add new email account option.

Please check the user guide for your email program to find out exactly how to do this – there are links to instructions for the most popular mail programs towards the bottom of this page.

When adding a new email account, you’ll be asked to supply some details. Enter them as follows:

For shared hosting and legacy accounts:

  • Mail account type: POP3
  • Incoming mail server (POP): mail.yourdomainname.co.uk
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail.yourdomainname.co.uk

For new reseller accounts:

  • Mail account type: POP3
  • Incoming mail server (POP): pop.webfusion.co.uk
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.webfusion.co.uk

Please note: You should replace yourdomainname.co.uk with your actual domain name.

When adding a new email account, you’ll be asked to supply some details. Enter them as follows:

For shared hosting and legacy accounts:

  • Username: The username for the mailbox (full email address)
  • Password: The password for the mailbox

For new reseller accounts:

  • Username: The username for the mailbox
  • Password: The password for the mailbox

Make sure you choose the outgoing mail server requires authentication option.

Once you have entered the details, you can check they are correct by checking the account for email. When you do this, messages should be downloaded into your email program.

Please note for full guides on how to set up your mail client please visit the appropriate link below:

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