SMTP and POP3 Settings For Different Mail Services

To access emails in your desktop client you need to setup your e-mail account with programs that use Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) or Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP). POP3 and SMTP are Internet protocols that let you retrieve e-mail from an e-mail server to your computer. POP3 and SMTP e-mail programs provide basic e-mail functionality.With a properly configured e-mail client with SMTP and POP3 settings, you can now send and retrieve e-mails from one central location, known as a “mailbox”.

Settings for POP3 and SMTP


Incoming Mail (POP3) Server –
requires SSL: Use SSL: Yes
Port: 995
Account Name: your full email address (including
Email Address: your email address (
Password: your Gmail password
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server (use authentication)
requires TLS or SSL : Use Authentication: Yes
Port for TLS/STARTTLS: 587
Port for SSL: 465

Yahoo Mail

Incoming Mail (POP3) Server:
Use SSL = Yes
port: 995
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server:
Use SSL = Yes
port: 465
use authentication = Yes
Account Name/Login Name: Yahoo eMail ID (your email address without the “”)
Email Address: Yahoo e-Mail address (e.g.
Password: Yahoo! Mail account password

Hot Mail

POP3 server:
Port : 995
POP SSL required? : Yes
User name: Windows Live ID ( or
Password: The password you usually use to sign in to Hotmail or Windows Live
SMTP server:
SMTP Port: 25  Or SMTP Port : 587 (SSL or TSL encryption)
Authentication required? : Yes
TLS/SSL required? : Yes
AOL Mail
POP3 server :
POP3 user name : AOL e-Mail screen name (your email address without the “

AOL Mail

POP3 password: Your AOL e-Mail password
POP3 port: 995
POP3 TLS/SSL required: yes
SMTP server address:
SMTP user name: Your  screen name (your email address without the “
SMTP password: Your  password
SMTP port: 587
SMTP TLS/SSL required: yes

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