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Secure Domain Email Customers: If your secure email account with us uses a domain name other than 4securemail.com, simply use your domain instead of 4securemail.com wherever it appears in the instructions or the examples given. If you have purchased your own IP address & certificate, you may substitute any reference of mail.4securemail.com with your mail host name, e.g. mail.yourdomain.com.

  1. Step 1: Create your Email Account (Part 1)
  2. Step 2: Create your Email Account (Part 2)
  3. Step 3: New Account Setup
  4. Step 4: Identity
  5. Step 5: Server Information
  6. Step 6: User Name
  7. Step 7: Account Name
  8. Step 8: Congratulations
  9. Step 9: Account Configuration
  10. Step 10: Server Settings
  11. Step 11: Advanced IMAP Options
  12. Step 12: Outgoing Server (SMTP) Settings
  13. Step 13: Advanced Outgoing Server (SMTP) Settings
  14. Manufacturer Technical Support

This document will help you to configure a secure email account with your compatible Netscape Email client to work with the mail.4securemail.com Secure Email Hosting system.

Compatible Netscape versions
: 6.2, 7.0
For Netscape Secure Email Server client POP configuration documentation, please click here.

Step 1: Create your Secure Email Account (Part 1)

Click on "Mail" button on the menu.

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 2: Create your Secure Email Account (Part 2)

  • If it is the first time you are configuring a wizard pops up to step you through.
  • If you do not receive the wizard:
    1. Click on the "Edit" pulldown menu
    2. Select "Mail & Newsgroup Account Settings"
    3. Click on "Add Account"

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 3: New Account Setup

  • The wizard window opens. Select "Email account" if not selected.
  • Click "Next."

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 4: Identity

  • Enter your name as you want to appear in your outgoing mail.
  • Enter your Email address (ie: joeuser@4securemail.com).
  • Click "Next."

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 5: Email Server Information

  • Select "IMAP" if not selected.
  • Type mail.4securemail.com in BOTH fields of "Incoming Server" and "Outgoing Server."
  • Click "Next."

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 6: User Name

  • Enter your user ID (ie: joeuser)
  • Click "Next."

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 7: Account Name

  • Enter a name for this account (ie: Work Account).
  • Click "Next."

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 8: Congratulations

  • Check the information on this window.
  • If it is correct, click the "Finish" button; otherwise use the back button to correct the information.

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 9: Account Configuration

To configure your account to work with the mail.4securemail.com Email system, you need to go through the following steps.

  • In "Netscape Mail" choose the "Edit" pulldown menu.
  • Select "Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings."

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 10: Server Settings

  • Make sure the "Use secure connection (SSL)" is checked.

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 11: Advanced IMAP Options

  • Click the "Advanced" button.
  • In the top part of this window make sure "Show only subscribed folder" and "Server supports folders that contain" checkboxes are not checked.
  • Click "OK."

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 12: Outgoing Server (SMTP) Settings

  • In the left band select "Outgoing Server (SMTP)."
  • Make certain that "Server name" is mail.4securemail.com and "Port" is 25.
  • Click on the "Advanced" button.

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Step 13: Advanced Outgoing Server (SMTP) Settings

  • Make sure "mail.4securemail.com:25" is selected as Default.
  • Click "OK."
  • Exit Netscape and restart it for the changes to take effect. You should now be able to send/receive Email.

Netscape IMAP mail screenshot

Manufacturer Technical Support

For technical support from Netscape, please visit http://help.netscape.com/netscape7/.


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