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Secure IMAP, IMAP SSL - Configuring for Eudora - Windows

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  1. Step 1. Go to Options
  2. Step 2: Getting Started Configuration
  3. Step 3: Checking Mail Configuration
  4. Step 4: Incoming Mail Configuration
  5. Step 5: Sending Mail Configuration
  6. Step 6: Check your Mail
  7. Manufacturer Technical Support


This document will help you to configure your compatible Eudora Email IMAP client to work with the mail.4securemail.com secure email hosting environment for IMAP SSL.

Compatible Eudora versions: 5.2.1 and 6.0.2 or higher.

Click here for Eudora secure email and secure IMAP configuration documentation for other Operating Systems.

Step 1. Go to Options

Open Eudora. Select "Tools" and click on "Options."

Step 2: Getting Started Configuration

1. Select "Getting Started" from the left hand bar.
2. Enter your name (ie: Joe User) in the "Real name" field, if it is not there.
3. Enter your Email address (ie: joeuser@4securemail.com) in the "Return address" field.
4. Enter mail.4securemail.com in the "Mail Server (Incoming)" field.
5. Enter your user name (ie: joeuser) in the "Login Name" field.
6. Enter mail.4securemail.com in the "SMTP Server (Outgoing)" field.
7. Make sure that "Allow authentication" is checked.

Your screen should look similar to the following:

Step 3: Checking Secure Email Mail Configuration

1. Select "Checking Mail" from the left hand bar.
2. Verify that "mail.4securemail.com" is in the "Mail Server" text box.
3. Verify that your user name is in the "Login Name" text box.
4. Verify that "Required, Alternate Port" is selected in the "Secure Sockets when Receiving" section.

Your screen should look similar to the following:

Step 4: Incoming Mail Configuration

1. Select "Incoming Mail" from the left hand bar.
2. Make sure "IMAP" is selected for "Server configuration."
3. If you wish to have your Inbox refreshed automatically when you move messages to the trash or to other folders, select the "Move it to "inbox.trash" for the "When I delete a message" option. If you do not select this option all messages will be marked as "moved" in the originating folder until you select "purge messages" from the message drop down menu.
4. Make sure the "Passwords" option is selected for "Authentication style."

Your screen should look similar to this:

Step 5: Sending Mail Configuration

1. Select "Sending Mail" from the left hand bar.
2. Enter your Email address (ie: joeuser@4securemail.com) in the "Return address" field if it is not there.
3. Enter mail.4securemail.com in the "SMTP server" field if it is not there.
4. In the drop down list for "Secure Sockets when Sending" make sure "Required, Alternate Port" is selected.

Your screen should look similar to this:

Step 6: Check your Mail

Click "Ok." You should now be able to send and receive mail.

Manufacturer Technical Support

For technical support from Eudora, please visit http://www.eudora.com/techsupport/.


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