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Resolved Question: o19sm9416985wee.2
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Michael Hannigan replied 6 years ago.

Hello. I can assist you with your question.


Who is your email provider. I do see a google link up there, but I don't want to assume.


Once I know that, I can tell you what you have to do.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
My ISP is previously known as
Expert:  replied 6 years ago.

Assuming you already have POP access configured in your account, go to Evolution and do the following.


Edit>Preferences>Mail Accounts>Add


If you still have the address, then you would use these settings for the account:

Type of information

Settings to enter



Sending mail (SMTP)


SMTP server name



SMTP port


SMTP authentication*

Enabled (or 'Password' on Macs)

SMTP username

Full e-mail address, e.g., [email protected]



Receiving mail (POP3)


POP3 server name



POP3 port


POP3 authentication

Enabled (or 'Password' on Macs)

POP3 username

Full e-mail address, e.g., [email protected]

POP3 SPA (Secure Password XXXXX)



In Evolution, the port number is XXXXX with the server, so in this example, the SMTP and POP3 servers would be




Edited by XXXXX XXXXXnigan on 1/2/2011 at 7:34 PM EST
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